From: Luis Miguel Silva (lms_at_ispgaya.pt)
Date: Thu 08 May 2003 - 21:44:45 BST
Im sorry herbert, it wasnt my intention to catalog your code as unsecure
I only said that because i read somewhere that it was unstable and
I thought i read that on your site! :oP
Either way, my apologies.
De: Herbert Poetzl [mailto:herbert_at_13thfloor.at]
Enviada: quinta-feira, 8 de Maio de 2003 19:41
Cc: Lu?s Miguel Silva
Assunto: Re: [vserver] vserver and disk quotas
On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 12:25:05PM +0100, Lu?s Miguel Silva wrote:
> That is a very nice approach, but what about real quota (per user) on a
to cut it short: the problematic issue is the quota storage
(or quota files, which are written by the kernel and maintained
by the userspace tools) except from this, the per context quota
patches provide everything 'real' quota does plus an additional
quota type for the entire context ...
> The (non'official) patches for quota support are considered unsecure and
they are unofficial because Jacques doesn't like them, and
they are development because I got almost no feedback at all ...
but they are neither unsecure nor unstable (breaking apart ;)
although I have to admit, that they are currently out of date.
> Does anybody know of a way to add *real* quota support for each vserver?
It depends, what you mean by *real* quota ... have a look
at http://www.13thfloor.at/VServer/Concepts.shtml and
tell me what remains *unreal* for you ...
> Best regards,
> Lu?s Silva
> > Hello!
> > Mitchell Smith wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I am wondering if it is possible to enforce a disk quota on a virtual
> >> server?
> > Don't use a partition in a block device as the vserver's root. Use a
> > /dev/loop and mount it prior to starting the vserver.
> > # mount -o loop /vserver-images/vserver1.img /vservers/vserver1
> > # vserver vserver1 start
> > If you need to add 1GB to it:
> > # vserver vserver1 stop
> > # umount /vservers/vserver1
> > # dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/1GB bs=1M count=1000
> > # cat /tmp/1GB >> /vserver-images/vserver1.img
> > # resize2fs /vserver-images/vserver1.img
> > Regards,
> > Nuno Silva
> >> i.e. if I had /home/vservers as a 40 gb partition and I want to split
> >> it up between 4 vservers at 10 gb each, can I tell each vserver that
> >> it can only use 10 gb of that partition?
> >> I know I could just partition up the drive that way, but then it
> >> doesn't allow for resizing any of the vservers disk space, say I
> >> wanted to give one 25 gb and shrink the other 3 down to 5 gb, I
> >> couldn't do that with out some major repartitioning.
> >> Comments very welcome.
> >> From Mitchell
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