"Too many links"

Richard Edward Horner rich at richhorner.com
Mon Sep 24 15:58:30 UTC 2007

Hey Max,

There are a couple ways to patch your kernel to remove this
limitation. You should be able to find them online. That's the only
idea I have.


On 9/23/07, Max Kanat-Alexander <mkanat at bugzilla.org> wrote:
>         So, I'm using ext3, which apparently has a limit on the number
> of subdirectories that can be under one directory. (This limit is
> apparently 32000.)
>         Currently, using Brackup, I hit that after 2 and a half days of
> backups. And it's not even a huge backup set--maybe 4GB.
>         Any recommendations on what I could do about it? Even making
> the directories have eight characters instead of four characters would
> make a difference, I think.
>         -Max
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