Re: Quota exceeded...

Stuart Stegall (
Sat, 25 Jan 1997 19:49:21 -0600

ok ... so we don't record messages if they happen more than once in a row
... besides if some program starts doing that ... isn't it gonna push
system time up anyways ... checking the quota and all??

> From: David S. Miller <>
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: Quota exceeded...
> Date: Saturday, January 25, 1997 7:27 PM
> Date: Sun, 26 Jan 1997 01:20:28 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Chris Evans <>
> Any chance of a printk() when a user's file write is stopped due to
> hitting a hard quota? Would be a nice thing to have
> logged. Although perhaps for messages like this and other future
> messages, we might consider a new log message reporting scheme.
> Be _really_ careful with this one. For many months we had to bother
> sun endlessly because Solaris in fact did this, so if some stupid user
> exceeded his quota and his process was just poorly written and kept on
> trying the writes etc. your machine goes into %99 system time doing
> console output.