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From Anders Widman <ande...@tnonline.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache UserDir - 2 directories?
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2002 21:25:21 GMT
>> Unfortunately I ran into a bit of a problem due to a limitation in the
> ext2/ext3 file system where you can only have 32000
>> "links" (directories) within another subdirectory (a.k.a. /home) - without
> recompiling the ext source and even then you
>> only get up to around 32768.....  To get around our inability to create
> any new users - I modified the /etc/default/adduser
>> to /var/home for the home directory spec and now I can create new
> users.....

> What about reorganizing your user dir layout by the leading letter of their
> login?  /home/aaron becomes /home/a/aaron, and /home/jimbo becomes
> /home/j/jimbo.  That should allow about 750000 users :)

Aren't  there  other  filesystems that allow more that 32k links in the
same folder?

> -Jacob
> http://www.listingbook.com


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