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SubjectRe: 2.5.54 - quota support

> On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 05:59:12PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > grab-n-build quota-3.08 from
> $ dpkg -l quota
> ii quota 3.08-1
> > # quotacheck -F vfsv0 /dev/sde5
> this one works ok. quotacheck -m -F vfsv0 / seems to be working
> > # quotaon /dev/sde5
> quotaon / freezes process if system is up in normal mode. More over any process
> cannot read nor write to disk after that. sysrq-p shows cpu in idle only.
I seems like quotaon (or better quotactl()) waits on some lock
forever... I'll try to reproduce it but in the mean time can you print
list of processes, write down a few addresses from the top of the stack
of quotaon and try to match it in the to function in which
is process stuck?

> when init=/bin/sh then it reports no such device.
Hmm.. This might be helpful. Thanks.

> under 2.5.53 and 2.4.20 quotaon works ok. Under 2.5.53 quotaoff / reports some
> error - no such device or bad ioctl I cannot remember exactly but process does
> not freeze.

Thanks for report
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