Bug 7295 - rquotad doesn't handle all disk devices
rquotad doesn't handle all disk devices
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nfs-utils (Show other bugs)
7.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-11-24 11:56 EST by Bob Farmer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-14 13:56:52 EDT
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Description Bob Farmer 1999-11-24 11:56:33 EST
The rquotad included with knfsd-1.4.7-7 doesn't handle devices that aren't
in the /dev directory.  For example, if using a Mylex DAC960 RAID
controller, your disk device would be something like /dev/rd/c0d0p1.  With
that device name, rquotad will not work.  Making a symbolic link
/dev/rd-c0d0p1 to the normal device file, and using that as your mount
device, is a workaround.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-08-08 22:33:56 EDT
assigned to johnsonm
Comment 2 Stephen John Smoogen 2003-01-24 19:06:23 EST
Does this problem still occur in the latest versions of Red Hat Linux? There
were major changes in NFS from 7.0->7.3 and the code for quotad etc have gone
through a lot. 
Comment 3 Jay Turner 2003-04-14 13:56:52 EDT
Closing out due to bit-rot.

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