Re: [nslu2-general] Newbie - Help - NTFS Subdirectory entries upper limit?
- On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 02:58:46AM -0000, jackmack32256 wrote:
>I don't know. I don't use ntfs.
> My new NSLU2, (uploaded firmware version: V2.3R63) works flawlessly for
> my purposes except for this serious bug:
> If I attach
> 1) any of my external hard drives
> 2) previously formatted NTFS under XP
> 3) and previously loaded with data under XP
> 4) and some folders contain a large number of files (40,000)
> I can see all folders on all my disks except those described in 4)
> Does the NSLU2 have an upper limit on the number of NTFS subdirectory
Is there some message in the kernel buffer?
check the "dmesg" command and "/var/log/messages".
> Also, how about EXT3? (I'm currently loading the 40,000 files this way -Ext3 has some problems with many files in one directory.
> but it's incredibly slow)
There are two sollutions:
1) Devide the files in subdirectories
2) Use a filesysteem with btree metadata such as reiserfs
Note: This is not supported with unslung.