Allocation of space for SMB

Tim Potter tpot at
Wed Jul 14 10:13:02 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 06:07:16PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> > > I'd like to find out if I can allocate a certain amount of space for a
> > > shared folder for Samba. For instance folder 'A' can only store 20MB
> > > and folder 'B' can only store 5MB. Is there any way I can do this?
> > > 
> > > Thanks in advance you guys
> > 
> > Write your own VFS module that do that.
> Or use operating system level partitions, quotas etc.

Another neat trick is to create a 20MB file and create a loopback
filesystem on it so you don't have to repartition your disk.

Using user or group quotas might be the easiest way though.

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