[OpenAFS] Limitations?

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 28 Jun 2005 15:18:52 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 28 Jun 2005, Benjamin P Myers wrote:

> On Tuesday 28 June 2005 01:57 pm, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> John Anderson <johnha@ccbill.com> writes:
>>>  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.
> Is that just the namei fileserver, or does the inode fileserver have the same
> limitation?

It's 65535 blobs in any fileserver. Long filenames use more than one blob.