AW: Samba Quota Problem with XFS Filesystem

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Mon Jan 19 09:09:49 MST 2015

On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 2:02 AM, Christoph Hellwig <hch at> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 09:32:36AM +0000, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> On 16/01/15 08:52, Marc Fischer wrote:
>> >We have no VFS config options set in the smb.conf . How can I find out what samba is using?
>> Hi, you could run 'samba-tool testparm -v --suppress-prompt | grep [v]fs' ,
>> this will show any default vfs options
>> or you could run 'man smb.conf' and find the 'vfs objects' part, this will
>> tell you that the default is 'vfs objects =', so if you haven't added any,
>> you aren't using any.
> The different quota interfaces aren't separate modules, so that's not
> going to help.

Please note that Christoph is likely referring to the Linux kernel VFS
layer while Rowland is likely referring to Samba's VFS layer.

They are two different things.

Richard Sharpe

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