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SubjectRe: disk quota + 2.4.3 and higher -- OOPS

> Sorry for offtopic (may be), but disk quotas don't work on Red Hat
> Linux 7.1 and kernels 2.2.x and 2.4.x. Quota tools installed from RPM
> package provided in standard RH distribution: quota-3.00-4, 2.4.2-2 kernel
> sources taken from the dist too. Other kernel versions support quota
> partially: repquota gives some quota statistics, but the kernel doesn't
> update quota data until 'quotacheck' is run manually. Disk quotas don't
> work too - even when repquota shows some limits, 'quota' doesn't and any
> user can write to the fs inspite of the disk limits.
And what does say command 'quotaon -avug' executed as root? It seems to me
like quotas aren't turned on in kernel...

Jan Kara <>
SuSE Labs
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