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Re: [suse-security] Re: Problems with quota on k_smp 2.4.20



Hi,

On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 11:26:45AM +1300, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:
> The first problem is that the module doesn't get loaded, ever since
> it's compiled as a module. The correct fix for that is to add it to 
> MODULES_LOADED_ON_BOOT= in /etc/sysconfig/kernel. The intscripts will
> insmod it before quotas are turned on.

I've taken the liberty to forward this mail to our quota maintainer.

Did you submit these issues to our bugzilla?

Regards,
Olaf

> 
> Another problem is that you'll get messed badly if you use 
> 
> TMP_DIRS_TO_CLEAR="/tmp"
> CLEAR_TMP_DIRS_AT_BOOTUP="yes"
> 
> in /etc/sysconfig/cron, and one of the directories which the want to
> clear the junk out of at boot (I always use that) is on a partition for
> which you have enabled quotas. The directories will get cleared before
> quotas are enabled, and there's no quotacheck anywhere - oops!!
> 
> I'll take this as a reason to publish a bunch of small patches, one
> fixes the above:
> http://volker.dnsalias.net/soft/patch/suse8.2/
> 
> And there are also some for 8.1:
> http://volker.dnsalias.net/soft/patch/suse8.1/
> 
> HTH,
> 
> Volker
> 
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