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Re: Can linux handle many files on directories?



Andreas Happe <andreashappe@gmx.net> writes:

> In article <20030306221141.GA11549@goofy.lan.aokiconsulting.com>, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 04:14:17PM -0400, Patricio Vera S. wrote:
> >>     Hi guys!,
> >> 
> >>     I'm newbie in Linux and I have a problem : I need hadle about
> >>     50.000 files in one directory, how Linux handle this? how is the
> >>     performance?, the project is :
> > 
> > If it is ext2/3, it will be not so exiting...
> 
> why? there is htree support in ext2/3 which should make handling of
> large amounts of file a lot easier/faster.

That's only in 2.5.

And I've heard there's still some rough edges with NFS.

Phil.



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