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Old 03-30-2020
Rename a folder yields an error: mv: cannot rename Reports1 to Reports1_old Too many links

Good morning a need your help please
I was asked to rename a folder, and it yields an error:

# mv Reports1 Reports1_old

mv: cannot rename Reports1 to Reports1_old Too many links

validating this folder has 32765 subfolders
ls -d */ | wc -l

There is a limit on the OS which is SunOS?

Thanks for your help in advance.

Last edited by hicksd8; 03-30-2020 at 07:44 AM..
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Old 03-30-2020
Well you don't say much about the filesystem... There is a finite number of inodes, once that limit reached you are in trouble...
What does
df -o i /yourfilesystem

give you?
# 3  
Old 03-30-2020
Or simply
/bin/df .

That by default tells the "ifree" as "files", and works with "network shares" (NFS and others).
# 4  
Old 03-31-2020
Good morning:

Thank you, appreciate your help

The 1st option gives me:
df -o i Reports1
Filesystem             iused   ifree  %iused  Mounted on
/dev/md/dsk/d70      4174458 91512198     4%   /produccion

actually is OK because i was asked to remove some data so there is no problem

THe 2nd option gives me:

Reports # /bin/df .
/produccion        (/dev/md/dsk/d70   ):826690818 blocks 91512171 files

So if the number of inodes gets full to fix this problem is to delete some subfolders of the current folders?

According to the 2nd option ouput gives me 91512171 inodes free?

I appreciate your help in advanced

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