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I have a issue with my client's linux server. Can some body knows me what is the maximum limit of directory structure size on linux server?

I am not able to create more than 8000 directory in my websites root's 1 directory.

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Whatever you're doing, I think you should try something else. –  womble Aug 30 '11 at 5:47
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It depends on the filesystem - you don't say which you are using. There's also a limit on the number of inodes on the whole filesystem (df -i) as well as the physical capacity. "in my websites root's 1 directory" - we don't know what that is. –  symcbean Aug 30 '11 at 9:48

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for ext3 it is 32000 directories per inode.

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… also subject to other limitations as described in @symcbean's comment on the original answer. –  voretaq7 Aug 30 '11 at 19:04

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