On Mon, 20 Feb 1995, Darin Okuyama wrote:
> I was reviewing the resource allocation and usage on one
> of my Firewalls and noticed that the number of inodes I
> was using is higher than I expected (more than 2100), and
> that I was using almost 80% of the total. I was wondering
> why is the system using 2100 inodes?
2100 files/directories. USENET can do this to you, as well as many small
> Also, I am going to rebuild my kernel and add more inodes.
> I don't want to increase "MAXUSERS" any more, so it seems
> the only way to increase the inodes is to modify "param.c",
> is this the way I should do it? Is there a way to increase
> the number of inodes by modifying the config file?
Unfortunately, you will probably have to re-mkfs that partition. Every
UNIX version I've had the chance to use REQUIRES that you make the
partition initially with the maximum number of i-nodes you require.
What OS are you using?
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