Bug 44102 - Several errors in quota programs
Summary: Several errors in quota programs
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: quota (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Preston Brown
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-06-11 10:48 UTC by Martin Høy
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-11 14:35:03 UTC
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Description Martin Høy 2001-06-11 10:48:06 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux 2.4.5-win4lin i686; en-US; rv:0.9.1)

How reproducible:

There are several things that do not work as expected:

1) The program quotacheck hangs if there are named pipes in the
   filesystem. It's probably trying to read from them or something.

2) The command quota does not work for ordinary users (permission
   denied, even for the same user). When run as root, it displays
   nothing (empty fields). repquota works as expected.

3) The amount of used blocks/inodes is not updated automatically (when
   adding or removing files). It is only updated when another
   quotacheck is run.

Comment 1 Martin Høy 2001-06-11 14:34:59 UTC
I emailed the maintainer Jan Kara. With patches for the 2.4.5 kernel and new tools
from sourceforge (version 3.01-pre7), all the above issues are solved.

Relevant URLs:
- http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/linuxquota/ - quota-3.01-pre7
- ftp://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/pub/local/jack/quota/v2.4
  quota-fix-2.4.5-1.diff.gz and quota-patch-2.4.5-1.diff.gz

Comment 2 Preston Brown 2001-07-02 20:10:14 UTC
3.01-pre7 now available via rawhide, and will shortly be released as official errata.

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