The maximum number of files under a folder

Theodore Tso tytso at MIT.EDU
Thu Mar 20 11:28:49 UTC 2008

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 06:59:59PM +0800, liuyue wrote:
> Thank you all.
> Now I find a patch which can extend ext3 subdirectory limit.

That's *subdirectories*, not files.  The maximum number of files per
directory are basically limited as discussed in this thread.  The
number of subdirectories was limited by the 16-bit i_nlink field.
Andreas' idea for extending this limit, as described above, is in


					- Ted

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