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Subject: RE: max 200 entries in a dir. why?
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (
Date: 2002-08-12

> i'm using the version of the 11th august and i remarked that
> the tree.c sets a maximum of 200 entries for one directory.
> i recompiled the firmware for the recorder with 500 and it
> works perfect.
> why is this limitation?

Because each entry takes up about 260 bytes of RAM, and we think this memory
is better used as an MP3 data buffer.

> couldn't someone change this in the cvs?

Yes, we can change it, but we don't want to.


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