Subject: Re: Has anyone found a way to implement quotas with MFS?
To: Gordon W. Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Phil Knaack <email@example.com>
Date: 04/23/1996 11:24:24
>> Date: Mon, 22 Apr 1996 01:06:55 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Rick Dante <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> I want to mount memory filesystems on /tmp and /var/tmp and I want to slap
>> quotas on them to keep the users from blowing things up.
>> I thought I could simply edit rc to copy quota.user from a secure place on
>> disk to /tmp. But quotacheck seems to want an ffs... it ignores the
>> fstab entry with the mfs.
>This is yet another way in which mfs is sort of kluged.
>If instead, you use "rdconfig ..." to configure a user-space
>RAM-disk, you get exactly the same resource use as MFS, and
>the mount is an honest-to-goodness FFS type. (quota support)
>The downside is you have to newfs the RAM-disk yourself.
Upon browsing the rdconfig man page and /etc/MAKEDEV I don't
see any /dev/rd* devices, nor do I see major/minor numbers for them..
have any idea what they are?
Phillip F Knaack email@example.com
Database Programmer, NCREMP Student Development Group
ISU Extension Project Vincent, Iowa State University