[Samba] Disk free space, quotas and GPFS

Christian M Ambach christian.ambach at de.ibm.com
Wed Jun 8 02:46:57 MDT 2011

Jeremy wrote on 06/07/2011 07:11:03 PM:

> > I am guessing that standard quota calls don't work on GPFS file 
> Probably true. If you know how GPFS reports quotas we can
> add the code for a later release. We have quota hooks in
> the Samba VFS, so we could add this to the gpfs vfs module.

Correct, standard linux quota syscalls do not work with GPFS.
GPFS has a special function for quotas in its library.
I already have this on my list of further improvements for vfs_gpfs to
exploit this call and make quota support work.


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