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19th January 2006, 02:14
Hey, when I was doing the "SAMBA (Domain Controller) Server For Small Workgroups With Ubuntu 5.10 'Breezy Badger'" tutorial and I was setting up quota, I ran into this message after doing "quotaon -avug":
quotaon: using //quota.group on /dev/hda4 [/]: Function not implemented
quotaon: using //quota.user on /dev/hda4 [/]: Function not implemented
quotaon: using /home/quota.group on /dev/hda5 [/home]: Function not implemented
quotaon: using /home/quota.user on /dev/hda5 [/home]: Function not implemented
I'm not really sure what kind of problem this is and how I should handle it. Thanks for any responses.
19th January 2006, 06:56
Do the quota files exist? Did the command "quotacheck" successfully run? If not, what is the output of "quotacheck -maug"? Note that I believe this command will overwrite your existing quota files...
19th January 2006, 07:52
Did you install the quota package?
apt-get install quota
What does /etc/fstab look like?
21st January 2006, 20:40
Yes, quota is installed, I'm not that stupid.
I also ran quotacheck and the output seemed fine. It didn't show any errors. I did, however, run it over ssh, but that shouldn't change anything, should it?
The computer where I was testing the tutorial on is off right now, but once I turn it on, I'll rerun all the tests and keep your suggestions in mind. I'll reply with any progress I make.
22nd January 2006, 09:28
I did, however, run it over ssh, but that shouldn't change anything, should it?
No, that's fine.
Maybe you have to load the quota module when you boot your server. Is the quota module in /etc/modules?
You might also have to install module-init-tools:
apt-get install module-init-tools
22nd January 2006, 20:46
Ok, so I've tried everything but to no avail. Still the same old "Function not implemented" warning. I've already loaded quota in /etc/modules and I ran "quotacheck -maug" a few times and nothing shows up. I also already have the latest version of module-init-tools.
This is what my /etc/fstab looks like (I'm running my server off of an iBook so there's no boot partition):
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/hda4 / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro,usrquota,grpquota 0 1
/dev/hda5 /home ext3 defaults,usrquota,grpquota 0 2
/dev/hda3 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/hdc /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto 0 0
22nd January 2006, 23:37
Please put quota_v2 into /etc/modules and reboot again.
24th January 2006, 03:38
No... don't get excited... it still didn't change anything. The same old "Function Not Implemented" error. Maybe I should just reinstall it?
24th January 2006, 09:46
Maybe you should also put quota_v1 into /etc/modules.
You can run dmesg on the command line to see all the messages that the system issued during bootup. Are there any errors related to quota?
27th January 2006, 23:02
Still nothing. No errors during bootup, either. Just the "Function Not Implemented" message. I think I'll just reinstall everything and see how it goes. Might have some progress there.
25th February 2006, 15:56
I have the same problem on a mac-mini
did you solve it ?
25th February 2006, 23:45
Well, I didn't get it to work with my iBook, so I used a generic PC instead and quota works fine. Hmm. I guess quota just doesn't like Macs.
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