turn filesystem quotas on and off
quotaon announces to the system that disk quotas should
be enabled on one or more filesystems.
announces to the system that the specified filesystems should have any disk
quotas turned off. The filesystems specified must have entries in
/etc/fstab and be mounted.
quotaon expects each filesystem to have quota files
named quota.user and
quota.group which are located at the root of the
associated file system. These defaults may be overridden in
/etc/fstab. By default both user and group quotas are
The options are as follows:
- If the
-a flag is supplied in place of any
enable/disable all the filesystems indicated in
/etc/fstab to be read-write with disk quotas. By
default only the types of quotas listed in
/etc/fstab are enabled.
- Only group quotas listed in /etc/fstab should be
- Only user quotas listed in /etc/fstab should be
quotaoff to print a message for each filesystem
where quotas are turned on or off.
-u is equivalent to the default.
- at the filesystem root with user quotas
- at the filesystem root with group quotas
- filesystem table
commands appeared in 4.2BSD.