SUMMARY: edquota error

From: Diane Oman (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 16:54:26 CDT

Turns out I had a filesystem that did *not* have quotas
on it, but had a directory created in its root called
quotas. edquota checks *all* mounted filesystems - not
just those mounted with the rq option, for *any* kind of
"quotas" - file or directory - and assumes it applies.



Original Posting:

I'm using quotas on 2 of my home filesystems. In attempting to up the quota for a user yesterday, I discovered that "edquota <any-username>" now returns the following error:

quotactl: open: Is a directory

quota -v, quotacheck, and requota all return accurate results. The quotas files exist (perms: 600), and seem ok.

I don't remember the last time I ran edquota, but probably within the past month, and it functioned fine.

Any ideas?

Thanks, Diane

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