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Low number of inodes
I selected a 100gb volume to be added to one of my droplets. One of the things I need to do with this volume is to write millions of files to it. I selected DO to format and mount the volume for me, but I quickly saw that the default number of inodes that DO creates is very low for the size of the volume.
/dev/sda 3276800 11 3276789 1% /mnt/volume_nyc1_01
I ended up increasing the number of inodes:
/dev/sda 26214400 11 26214389 1% /mnt/volume_nyc1_01
(Command I used:
mkfs.ext4 -N 26214400 /dev/sda)
While this isn’t a problem per se, it would be nice that DO handles this for users automatically. Is there a reason why DO chose a relatively small inode number for a large volume?
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