ext2 + quotas

Trond Eivind Glomsrød teg at redhat.com
Fri Sep 21 13:56:02 GMT 2001

jra at samba.org (Jeremy Allison) writes:

> On Fri, Sep 21, 2001 at 09:43:45PM +0100, Michels, Gustavo [EES/BR] wrote:
> > I've been doing some more testing, maybe helpful for you...
> > 
> > Quotas on the filesystem were fine (vfsv0) but, I don't know why, suddenly I
> > was having some troubles with the vfsv0 quota system. Quotacheck was
> > creating aquota.user and quotaon was looking for quota.user. So, I ran
> > quotacheck -F vfsold so quotaon would find the file it needed. Ok, now quota
> > was working and samba was reporting the correct user's free quota, the way
> > it should. With vfsv0, it wasn't reporting correctly.
> I'm doing some investigating, and quotas seem to have been totally
> buggered up in kernel 2.4 - there are two different quota representations,
> one used in Alan Cox kernel (as shipped with RH7.1) and one used in the
> Linus kernel 2.4.x. I'm working on sorting out the mess by hacking Samba..... :-(.

AFAIR, the reasons for the different quota set is to support 32 bit UUIDs.

Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Red Hat, Inc.

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