|author||Mike Pritchard <mpp@FreeBSD.org>||2007-01-25 12:42:18 +0000|
|committer||Mike Pritchard <mpp@FreeBSD.org>||2007-01-25 12:42:18 +0000|
Add a BUGS section that shows that ids that appear to be
negative are now ignored by the quota system and that extremely large ids may make quotacheck run for a very long time. Also mention that "options QUOTA" is required for the kernel to provide quota support.
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=166217
Diffstat (limited to 'sbin/quotacheck')
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/sbin/quotacheck/quotacheck.8 b/sbin/quotacheck/quotacheck.8
index 28ed80bf1fd9..eed8dbfc0684 100644
@@ -137,6 +137,8 @@ with the variable
.Pa /etc/rc.conf .
+The kernel must also be built with
+.Cd "options QUOTA" .
@@ -159,6 +161,7 @@ default file systems
.Xr quota 1 ,
.Xr quotactl 2 ,
.Xr fstab 5 ,
+.Xr rc.conf 5 ,
.Xr edquota 8 ,
.Xr fsck 8 ,
.Xr quotaon 8 ,
@@ -168,3 +171,12 @@ The
utility appeared in
.Bx 4.2 .
+The quota system will ignore UIDs or GIDs that would be negative
+when evaluated as a signed value.
+Typically those types of ids can appear in the file system from NFS
+mounts or archive files from other operating systems.
+Extremely large UIDs or GIDs will cause
+to run for an unreasonable amount of time and also produce extremely
+large quota data files.