Bug 7637 - Quotas on server not updated on chown() from NFS client
Quotas on server not updated on chown() from NFS client
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: 1999-12-06 14:17 EST by Bob Farmer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-14 13:56:32 EDT
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Description Bob Farmer 1999-12-06 14:17:46 EST
When an NFS server machine is using an ext2 filesystem with quotas enabled,
and has the filesystem exported via NFS to a client machine, and the client
machine creates a file then chown()'s it to another user, quotas do not get
correctly updated on the server.  I have tested this with a stock RedHat
6.1 server and client combination.

For example, on a server, create an ext2 filesystem and a directory
/export.  Setup and enable quotas on /export.  Export /export to a client.
On the client, mount /export.  On the client, create a large file owned by
root in the mounted filesystem.  Then chown() it to another user.  The file
will still count against root's quota as far as the server machine's quotas
are concerned.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-08-08 22:35:13 EDT
assigned to johnsonm
Comment 2 Stephen John Smoogen 2003-01-24 19:53:25 EST
With the major changes in NFS, kernel, and quota between 7.0 and the 7.3 release
is this bug still active?
Comment 3 Jay Turner 2003-04-14 13:56:32 EDT
Closing out due to bit-rot.

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