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Date:      Mon, 30 Sep 1996 11:41:22 +0000 (GMT)
From:      Gabor Zahemszky <>
Subject:   Re: a freebsd testimonial
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Charles Owens" at Sep 27, 96 12:38:39 pm

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> 	3. A realization about quotas:  I'd heard somewhere that
> 		its a good idea to turn the quota system off (quotaoff)
> 		before changing a user's quotas (edquota).  I'd been
> 		doing this in my adduser script and whenever I added
> 		a user the system would crash shortly thereafter.
> 		Apparantly some nasty system bug was being triggered.
> 		Not toggling the quota system on and off before using
> 		edquota got rid of a good portion of my system crashes.

I don't know it very well, but as I know, after turning quota off, and
before turning it on, you have to run the quotacheck command, to 
actualize the database.

	Gabor Zahemszky <>

Earth is the cradle of human sense, but you can't stay in the cradle forever.

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