Quarantine problem: Ext3 directory limit to 32000 files

Peter Bonivart bonivart at opencsw.org
Mon Aug 9 18:22:31 IST 2010

On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 7:01 PM, Martyn Routley <martyn at invictawiz.com> wrote:
> Nope, his email doesn't say that he quarantines 32,000+/day. He says
> that he has run out of diretory entries. To me, that means he has 32,000
> in total over an indeterminate period, perhaps since he installed
> MailScanner?

Why would he himself suggest hourly catalogs as a cure then? It only
makes sense if he hits 32,000 entries per day or, as you suggest, if
he has 32,000 date catalogs in his quarantine catalog but that would
mean he has run MailScanner for almost 100 years and I doubt that.


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