[OpenAFS] number of files
Mon, 05 Nov 2007 20:17:55 -0800
Ron Croonenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have a cluster that mounts OpenAFS volumes. That all seems to work.
> Things is that I have an MPI app that creates quite a few (a lot
> actually) files. After I was done and wanted to delete those files I
> got: -bash: /bin/rm: Argument list too long
Yeah, you often have to resort to xargs at that point.
> Nothing wrong AFS wise, but made me wonder. How many files does a
> directory on an OpenAFS volume "hold" ?
50,000 as long as the file names are short. Longer file names consume two
or more directory blocks, hence reducing the total number.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>