[OpenAFS] Limitations?

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Tue, 28 Jun 2005 11:57:27 -0700

John Anderson <johnha@ccbill.com> writes:

> I'm fairly new to working with AFS and I previously worked with CODA.
> The reason I'm looking more into AFS now is because a strict limit CODA
> enforces on directory sizes.  This limits the numbers of files that can
> be stored under a directory in a volume.  I've come across an instance
> where I need to store about 10,000 files in one directory for an
> application.  Is there any such limitation to the number of files in a
> directory as far as AFS is concerned?

Yes, but it's higher than that.  It's a little unpredictable, but it tends
to be around 50,000, IIRC.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>