Bug 9090 - It is not possible to set quotas larger than roughly 4 Gbytes
It is not possible to set quotas larger than roughly 4 Gbytes
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 871
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: quota (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-02-03 03:44 EST by Alfredo Ferrari
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Description Alfredo Ferrari 2000-02-03 03:44:59 EST
It does not seem possible to set quotas larger than a bit more than 4
Gbytes. I suspect a problem with an unsigned long overflowing or similar.
The bug is particularly weird on multiuser machines with large disks
where it actually forbids any reasonable administration of disk space.

When you set with edquota a value larger than 4194303 blocks
((2^32-1)/2^10) the actual quota is set at XXXXXXX - 4194303

                    Regards
                  Alfredo Ferrari
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2001-02-01 17:59:33 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 871 ***

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