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Re: Problem with quota

On Fri, Dec 15, 2000 at 04:10:09PM -0800, Jeremy A. Mates wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Dec 2000, Sasa Babic wrote:
> > I have a user test that has limits on blocks in use. After quota is
> > exceded user test cannot add any more files. This I understand. But
> > when other user sends mail to user test it gets delivered no mater if
> > quota was exceded or not. The kernel is GENERIC kernel.
> You may have already thought of this, but do the quotas cover /var/mail in
> addition to the /home filesystem?  I'm under the impression that each
> filesystem has to have it's own quota rules.
Well I have only two partitions (/ and swap), so that's covered.

> Otherwise, it might be some funky issue of the mail being delievered as
> the mail user agent (root?) into the /var/mail/$USER file, bypassing the
> user queue check.

I thought of that too, but MTA is Postfix from package tree. I belive it
doesn't deliver as root.