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Old 10-21-2003, 08:09 AM   #1
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Quota:cannot be set and update


Hi All:

I opend an user account.
Once I update the quota of this account, I cannot see any effect by the command "repquota -a".
If I use the "quotacheck -avugm", the update take effect.
An error message occurs:

Cannot get exact used space... Results might be inaccurate.
quotacheck: Scanning /dev/hda2 [/] done
quotacheck: Checked 724 directories and 12253 files
quotacheck: Scanning /dev/hdc1 [/data1] done
quotacheck: Checked 3 directories and 4 files
quotacheck: Scanning /dev/hdd1 [/data2] done
quotacheck: Checked 2 directories and 1 files


Question 1:
Is it necessary to run the command "quotacheck -avugm" always?
Is it normal to see the error msg "Results might be inaccurate"?

When I log in as the user,
type command "quota".
The error message is:

quota: Can't open quotafile //aquota.user: Permission denied
quota: Can't open quotafile /data1/aquota.user: Permission denied
quota: Can't open quotafile /data2/aquota.user: Permission denied
Disk quotas for user cck (uid 1001): none

Thus, the user cannot check his own quota setting.

Question 2:
What's wrong with my system?

Here is the /etc/fstab for your reference:

# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
/dev/hda2 / ext3 defaults,usrquota 0 2
/dev/hda1 none swap sw 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/fd0 /floppy auto user,noauto 0 0
/dev/cdrom /cdrom iso9660 ro,user,noauto 0 0
/dev/hdc1 /data1 ext3 defaults,usrquota 0 2
/dev/hdd1 /data2 ext3 defaults,usrquota 0 2


The mount point /data1 and /data2 are for general users.

Thanks.
 
Old 10-22-2003, 07:30 PM   #2
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Is it necessary to run the command "quotacheck -avugm" always?
No, only when you need to add or repair user and group quota files.

Is it normal to see the error msg "Results might be inaccurate"?
Yes, because you forced running it on a mounted partition that's not mounted read-only.

quota: Can't open quotafile //aquota.user: Permission denied
quota: Can't open quotafile /data1/aquota.user: Permission denied
quota: Can't open quotafile /data2/aquota.user: Permission denied
What's wrong with my system?


Dunno, but I see you're using new version quota files.
Could you post the permissions on those quota files?
 
  


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