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Old 11-20-2009, 09:47 AM   #1
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separated quotas /var/mail and /home

Hi everyone,
Quotas are configured in separated hard drives:
/dev/sdc1 /var/mail ext3 defaults,usrquota,grpquota 0 2
/dev/sdb1 /home ext3 defaults,usrquota,grpquota 0 2

I need to configure a unique quota for both of them.
Like "/home/user" usage + "/var/mail/user" usage should be less than 500 MB

How can I do that?

Old 11-21-2009, 11:49 PM   #2
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AFAIK there is no such facility within the quota system. A program could be written to run periodically to check the combined usage and report any users exceeding it.


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