My Oracle Support Banner

Oracle Linux: How Many I-Nodes Are Needed In A File System? (Doc ID 2381243.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Create a new filesystem with a sufficient number of I-nodes.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document
 Setting An Explicit I-node count
 Using the bytes per I-node ratio
 Tailoring the I-node size

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.