[Samba] Quota Question
david.losada at urv.cat
Mon Jun 18 16:59:20 GMT 2007
Nice for you then :) maybe it had something to do with XFS and sparse
Here we are in the process of patching, building and testing..
En/na Mike Alborn ha escrit:
> Hi David,
> Thanks for the quick reply. I'd actually stumbled across the thread
> earlier this morning, and it got me thinking about "strict allocate"
> As soon as I set "strict allocate = yes", Windows began reporting "not
> enough space" instead of "disk full". Also, looking at the properties of
> a share now shows the total and free space remaining under a user's
> quota, rather than the actual space of the share.
> So I'd say that takes care of it for me, and without rebuilding my Samba
> On Mon, 2007-18-06 at 11:54 +0200, SER.RI-TIC - David Losada wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>> maybe your first problem is the same problem we are fighting with here.
>> See the "NFS quotas: truncated files without warning" thread. The
>> problem we are having happens because the kernel generates the quota
>> error _not_ while writing the file, but when _closing_ it. Samba
>> correctly propagates the error, but windows clients ignore it at that
>> In the thread there's a patch that might be useful for you.
>> kind regards,
>> En/na Mike Alborn ha escrit:
>>> I have several Samba servers running on Linux (Debian Etch) machines
>>> using 2.6.18 kernel.
>>> The Samba shares are all on an XFS filesystem, with user and group quota
>>> support. I have three problems/questions:
>>> 1. When a user hits their quota limit, they get a "disk full" error.
>>> 2. When a user checks the free space of the share, they see the space on
>>> the entire share, rather than the space left under their quota.
>>> 3. Windows doesn't seem to acknowledge the soft limit at all.
>>> Only the first item is really a problem (the "disk full" error), as it
>>> is a source of confusion, both for the user and for the helpdesk.
>>> Isn't Samba supposed to return a "quota exceeded" message when the user
>>> has exceeded their quota? If so, why doensn't it?
>>> I am able to see and set quotas through the Quota tab in Windows, and
>>> 'smbd -b' shows "WITH_QUOTAS", so I assume the package is compiled with
>>> quota support.
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