Subject: Re: Slow quota checks at boot?
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: David Maxwell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/13/2001 14:38:34
On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 11:48:49AM +0200, Jukka Marin wrote:
> Are the quota checks (file system scans) really necessary at boot time?
> On this particular system, the checks take about 20 minutes.....
Well, are you running a system where you need disk quotas? Few
situations really do.
Updating them at boot (before the system becomes active) is the easy way
to get good numbers - it could be recoded otherwise, but has never been
a feature in demand, as far as I can recall.
David Maxwell, email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org -->
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