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Old 07-24-2001
Question Maximum files in a Directory

Does Solaris impose limits on :
- the maximum number of files a directory can have,
- total file size in a directory

If there is such limits, how can I can check for each?


Last edited by deaniyoer; 07-24-2001 at 10:11 PM..
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Old 07-24-2001
Each directory has a maxiums number of inodes associated with the directory entry. These parameters are created when the filesystem is made, as I recall, and stored in the superblocks. The maximum file size is also based on how the filesystem is made, based on the size of the disk partition.

This tutorial on the Solaris filesystem might be helpful:
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