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Re: So, what about stable quota support in ext3fs?



On Mar 28 Skylar Thompson wrote:

>> Quota for some users shows much greater than the size of the files they
>> owned on the filesystem. For example ;
>
>I've had this happen before, and it's one of the reasons why I switched to
>XFS. I think it's an issue ith the interaction between the journal and the
>quota.

The quota data is in a file (unlike XFS) and is thus not guaranteed
consistent after a crash if you're only journaling metadata.

Solution: chattr +j /{mountpoints}/aquota.* (assuming vfsv0 quotas)





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