Subject: Re: is quotacheck always so ploddingly slow on big filesystems?
To: Michael Kolos <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2003 01:46:12
[ On Thursday, December 11, 2003 at 23:03:12 (EST), Michael Kolos wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: is quotacheck always so ploddingly slow on big filesystems?
> Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote :
> > Of course this isn't giving me any good vibes about using quotas on a
> > production web server hosting many thousands of personal web pages. :-(
Things are looking a bit better since applying the patches from PR#23725.
(and getting rid of my attempt to define a user with a UID of 4294967295 :-)
> I've been running with quotas on a busy web server with the many
> thousands of clients, and have had no problems with the quota systems.
Do you have multiple filesystems with quotas enabled, and do you run
"quotacheck -a" on boot? See my followup to PR#23725 for my further
concerns about multiple quotacheck runs and corruption of the quota
Greg A. Woods
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