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Re: Trouble copying a large number of files to last ext2 partition

On Thursday 25 October 2001 10:11, Laurent de Segur wrote:
> I use the partition for a bunch of cvs trees so this is a high
> probability. Thanks for pointing this out. Is there a way to increase
> inode numbers on a partitions (even without reformatting)? Is ext2
> giving me less inodes than ext3 on a partition? Should I switch to xfs
> or reiserfs for this partition if I plan on storing lots of small
> files? Puzzled.

If there's lots of small files, then I'm betting inodes are your
problem.  I'm pretty sure you have to reformat the drive if you want
to increase the number of inodes. (I have had to do this in the past,
but I can't remember how, except that I had to reformat.)


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