quota management

Mick M. off_by_1 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 29 15:11:22 UTC 2009

--- On Wed, 7/29/09, Arun Shrimali <arun.reso at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear All,
> I am trying to setup a file server for my users. I am using
> Fedora 11
> with samba and quota, all are working properly but,
> 1. For experiment I have crated a user abc and gave the
> quota of 5mb
> for his home folder, copied the files in his folder
> successfully, than
> it show "No space left on device", I deleted all the files,
> but still
> it is showing "No space left on device", I again check but
> there was
> no file in the home folder. Why it is showing no space ??
> Deleting
> files does not release the quota to user ??
> 2. I have some folders (public, impdocs, etc) which are
> shared to the
> user through samba, How can I limit the max size of these
> folders to
> grow ??

5mb is too small for home, maybe 5GB instead?

There are hidden files and directories.
Their names begin with a dot or period, that hides them.
do "ls -al" on the folder.
Or click "view hidden files" in dolphin or whatever viewer you are using.

Mick M


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