Re: XFS / Quota Bug in 2.6.17.x and 2.6.18x

From: Nathan Scott
Date: Fri Jul 28 2006 - 17:49:19 EST

On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 07:11:31PM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> > The crash only occurs if you use quota and IDE without barrier support.
> I don't quite get this. I do use quota, and have barriers turned
> off (either explicitly or because the drive does not support it),
> but yet no error message like you posted. Do I just have luck?

Heh, no - its more likely you just haven't needed to do a quotacheck
on a filesystem thats initially mounted readonly (like root often is).
I'm guessing you had quota enabled from earlier barrier-unaware kernels
and quotacheck only needs to be run during that initial mount.


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