[Samba] Possible issue with XFS Quotas and 3.0.22

andy liebman andyliebman at aol.com
Fri Apr 28 20:13:16 GMT 2006

ericew at gmail.com wrote:
> Check the list for a thread titled.
> "[Samba] quota on xfs on lvm doesn't work(?)"
> It has something to do with the way the shares get mounted.  I have 
> had a similar problem and worked around it with a custom quota command 
> that samba uses to get the information.
> Cheers,
> Eric
Thanks. I had seen this thread, but because it seemed to apply ONLY to 
LVM and XFS, I didn't pay too much attention -- because I'm not using 
LVM. In my case, I want Samba to pass on Group Quota information. The 
"user" requesting the quota information is a member of the group, by the 


>     Hi,
>     We use XFS, Samba and Quotas. Until now, we haven't had any issues
>     with
>     Samba versions up to 3.0.13. But we are testing Samba 3.0.22 and
>     noticing that when we set group quotas on XFS volumes, the quotas are
>     NOT getting reflected on Windows XP workstations when you look at the
>     "Properties" of a Samba share. With 3.0.13 and below, the group quotas
>     come through fine. In both cases, we are using 2.6.14 kernels. Any
>     ideas? Any tests we can run to help sort this out?
>     Regards,
>     Andy Liebman
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