Re: [vserver] Scrapped quota after kernel update (was: Number of open files inside VServer doesn't work)

From: Daniel Hokka Zakrisson <>
Date: Thu 29 May 2008 - 05:45:18 BST
Message-ID: <47573.>

Thorsten BŁker wrote:
> Performing just minor changes in the kernel (enabling userland nfs
> server) I upgraded to Now quota support, which formerly
> worked fine, is scrapped ;-)
> The setup equals to
> Calling quotaon inside the vserver leads to "quotaon: using
> /home/aquota.user on /dev/hdv4 [/home]: No such device or address".

Sounds like you didn't run vrsetup after you rebooted. Do you have a
pre-start script which does that?

> vserver:/# ls -al /dev/hdv4
> brw-r--r-- 1 root root 4, 5 Dec 23 2006 /dev/hdv4
> The ccapability "quota_ctl" remained unchanged.
> Is the age/version of the vroots of relevance? Detaching them with the
> current vserver-utils fails ("ioctl(): No such device or address"), thus
> I didn't try to setup fresh ones with the new kernel.
> Unfortunately the host system's distribution (offering no external
> services at all) needs to be run with Debian Sarge for at least some
> weeks. Did anybody backport a version beyond 0.30.210-8bpo2? I didn't
> fetch anything via google.
> kind regards,
> Thorsten

Daniel Hokka Zakrisson
Received on Thu May 29 05:45:45 2008
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