UFS2 limits

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Sun Nov 9 01:47:14 PST 2008

On Sun, 9 Nov 2008 10:35:21 +0100, Erik Trulsson <ertr1013 at student.uu.se> wrote:
> Note that this does not limit the number of files you can have in a single
> directory, since normal files do not contain hardlinks to the parent
> directory, but there are of course limits to the total number of files and
> directories you can have on a single filesystem based on how many inodes
> were created when the filesystem was first created.

Maybe this sounds stupid, but... given that a file system
can hold n entries. What happens when a program tries to
create file number n + 1?

I do ask this in order to explore if this could have been
the reason for my massive data loss and UFS file system

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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