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Re: reinitializing quota on xfs

To: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: reinitializing quota on xfs
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 20:19:08 +1100
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 12:07:51PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> Hi,
> for some strange reason, `quota -v` showed an impossible number in the 
> inodes (files) field, something that resembled 2^64 - n, n={1..100}. I do 

It would be really good if we could get a test case for this; it
gets reported once in a blue moon, so there does seem to be some
latent issue there...

> not know how it happened, but I wanted to reinitialize the quota. Though, 
> how does one do that with XFS? (Since it's different from the vfsv0 quota 
> architecture.)

See xfs_quota(8) from recent versions of xfsprogs, or in older
ones theres doco in /usr/share/doc/xfsprogs*/README.quota.



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