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Re: Can linux handle many files on directories?



In article <87u1egnn07.fsf@ceramic.fifi.org>, Philippe Troin wrote:
> Andreas Happe <andreashappe@gmx.net> writes:
> 
>> 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.
 
there were plenty of patches for the 2.4 - kernel tree, dunno know if
any got merged... e2fsutils supports it, so I thought it was already
merged.
 
> And I've heard there's still some rough edges with NFS.

Yeah, but I think that should be irrelevant in that case, the other
problem (well, ok, let's call it memory leak) should be solved.

> Phil.

Andreas
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