Theodore Ts'o wrote:
>Just to be clear, the limit which Paul is referring to is just simply
>a matter of creating the filesystem with a sufficient number of
>inodes. (i.e., mke2fs -N 1200000). Yes, having a dynamic inode table
>would be good, but in practice sysadmins know how many inodes are
>needed in advance.
> - Ted
No they don't. Average space wastage is more than 50% because sysadmins
have to be conservative.
On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 04:04:12PM +0400, Hans Reiser wrote:
> No they don't. Average space wastage is more than 50% because sysadmins
> have to be conservative.
Sure, but even a hundred megabytes or two out of a 100 gigabyte drive
is cheap. (Specifically, about fifty cents' worth.)