Re: Help! Too many links - #define EXT2_LINK_MAX 32000 ?

From: Hans Reiser (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 23:06:32 EST

Chris Mason wrote:

> ReiserFS is still limited by the 16 bit link count for directories, so you
> can't have more than around 65,000 subdirectories with the same parent.
> -chris

To make clear, it is a VFS limit not a reiserfs limit. There are a number of
limits which reiserfs would benefit from increasing in VFS.

Number of blocks is one, number of files is another, nlink is another. I
probably forget some.


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