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Re: incorrect quota usage

To: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: incorrect quota usage
From: David Dougall <davidd@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 08:40:52 -0700 (MST)
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"More often"??? It has never happened until a few weeks ago.  It is just
in the past few days that it is getting annoying.
We rebuilt all of our filesystems a few weeks ago.  New disks/new
filesystem, etc.  Something about this change is obviously what triggered
I have not found a pattern for why it is happening.  I am not even sure if
it changes from one day to the next or if users just notice it at
different times.  I will keep better track of that.
I will try unmounting,mounting, etc as you suggest.
--David Dougall

On Fri, 21 Jan 2005, Nathan Scott wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 10:49:04AM -0700, David Dougall wrote:
> > ...
> > few weeks I have had a bug pop up that is becoming increasingly common.  I
> Oh?  Any ideas what might be happening wrt system activity to
> trigger the problem more often now?
> > ...
> > /dev/mapper/vggrp1-lvol0
> >                 18014398509480540* 102400  112640               1       0
> > ...
> > That usage is most certainly incorrect.  Not all groups have this problem
> > and I have not had it reported with any user quotas.  I did and xfs_repair
> > last week because it was reported to me on other groups.  So either it did
> > not fix the problem or it has been corrupted since then.
> > Please advise on what may be causing this or how to fix it.
> You can fix it by switching quotaoff(8), unmounting and mounting
> again - that will redo the quotacheck during that last mount step
> and should recalculate the correct value.
> Not sure how it got this way though.  You wouldn't happen to know
> a reliable way of reproducing this would you?
> cheers.
> --
> Nathan

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