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SubjectRe: [patch 06/38] quota: turn quotas off when remounting read-only
On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 10:57:49PM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> On Fri 22-02-08 16:29:51, Greg KH wrote:
> > 2.6.24-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us
> > know.
> Hmm, this patch is certainly safe from a kernel POV but changes a
> behavior WRT userspace. Previously, user could do:
> quotaon /
> mount -o remount,ro /
> <be lucky>
> mount -o remount,rw /
> <have quotas still turned on>
>
> But with the patch, the quotas will be turned off. So I'm not sure
> whether it's acceptable as a -stable thing...

Ok, I'll drop it.

thanks,

greg k-h


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