Re: Bug in disk Quota's on 2.2.19 (and maybe other kernels) ?

From: Simon Byrnand (
Date: Wed Dec 12 2001 - 15:49:53 EST

At 03:45 PM 12/12/01 +0100, Jan Kara wrote:

> Hi,
>> I've just started using Disk Quotas with Redhat 6.2, and 2.2.19 kernel,
>> Everything is working ok except I notice an anomoly - if I have an apache
>> log file (which is kept open while apache is running) which is owned by a
>> normal user account, and I chown it to root, the quotas are not updated to
>> reflect the fact that the user who used to own the file should have less
>> space "used" from their quota. There should be a decrease in the amount of
>> space used in their quota by the size of the file.

> I tried to reproduce the problem at home but I didn't succeed. Are you
>able to reproduce the problem? Is the problem occuring just for that
>log file or chowning any file doesn't work?

I'll do some more testing and try to isolate when it happens, but I
probably wont get time until at least tommorow...


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