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Re: Quota on tmpfs

On Fri, 13 Jul 2012 07:54:07 +0000
David Holland <> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 09:33:42PM -0400, Matthew Mondor wrote:
>  > Yet another hack would be to create a sparse ffs image under a tmpfs,
>  > mounted with quotas via vnd, but evaluating its ideal size might be
>  > difficult, and you'd have to re-apply quota settings in the script that
>  > creates the image at boot time... :)
> Using mfs instead of tmpfs is probably a better bet here. mfs brings
> in enough of ufs that adding quota support to it shouldn't be
> particularly complicated.

I was also wondering initially if mfs didn't actually already support
quotas because of this similarity, but it doesn't seem so at the moment


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