[CentOS] OT how to prevent oversubscription of a disk

Thu Jan 6 07:46:18 UTC 2011
Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>

On 01/03/2011 11:39 AM, Dave wrote:
> So, is it fair to rephrase that as "ignore quotas, pay attention to
> actual usage"?

"ignore quotas" is maybe too broad.  Quota is a useful mechanism to keep 
individual users from using all of a system's resources and disrupting 
access for other users.  Most sites over-commit quota and monitor actual 
usage, taking manual action if/when the system is over utilized.