Directory file limts

Paul den Hertog paul at
Thu Oct 13 10:59:29 UTC 2005

Hi Duncan,

This really depends on the filesystem (reiserfs, ext2, ext3 et cetera)
you're using. Wikipedia has lots of info on filesystems and their
limitations and differences.



Duncan Anderson wrote:

> Greetings
> Can someone tell me if there is a limit to the number of files in a
> directory, and if so what is it? Or is the answer to this question
> dependent on what file system is being used?
> cheers
> Duncan
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