Large Filesystem Woes

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at
Sun Jan 11 01:03:18 PST 2004

Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at> writes:
> - A statement "these options are no longer necessary and will be
>   be removed in a future release" in the newfs(8)-equivalent man
>   page should read more like "these options are essential" (this
>   relates to dimensioning metadata allocation based on the expected
>   total number of files).  The default values hit undocumented
>   metadata extent count limits at about 500,000 files.  The table
>   showing suggested dimensioning guidelines only goes to 800,000 files.

Ugh.  That's practically useless.  And they actually charge money for
this product?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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