[Samba] quota support on AIX

Tsutomu Miyashita ibm-miya at post.kek.jp
Thu Oct 31 08:05:01 GMT 2002

> On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 01:40:16PM +0900, Tsutomu Miyashita wrote:
> > Hellow, members
> > 
> > I want to use SAMBA with disk quota support on AIX machine,
> >  but have not succeeded yet. Are there any members who could
> > succeeded setting up SAMBA on that environment?
> > 
> > OS:AIX4.3.3
> > SAMBA:2.2.5
> > configure option:--with-quotas
> > 
> > First, I configured AIX's quota environment, and confirmed quota
> > worked fine. And I accessed to SAMBA, but disk size displayed
> > on Windows explorer did not match with quota size. Imformed disk
> > size is filesystem size of SAMBA server.
> > I comfirmed this step on Redhat6.2, but informed disk size was 
> > just quota size.
> > I wonder SAMBA quota function does not support AIX. Is that true?
> I don't know about AIX in particular, but quota support is one of the 
> most platform dependent parts of Samba out there.  Even linux had
> Quota problems due to kernel interface changes.  
> In the meantime you might be able to use the 'df command' smb.conf
> option to your advantage.
I tried dfree command option, but shell script specified in dfree command option
was not invoked from SAMBA.
I think the cause of this is the same as quota problem.

Tsutomu Miyashita

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