[CentOS] OT how to prevent oversubscription of a disk

Sun Jan 2 01:56:23 UTC 2011
Dave <tdbtdb+centos at gmail.com>

2010/12/31 Jorge Fábregas <jorge.fabregas at gmail.com>:
> On Thursday, December 30, 2010 09:53:25 pm Dave wrote:
>> I want to add up the quotas I've assigned on a particular partition
>> and see if the total is bigger than the disk. It's possible to do this
>> (awkwardly) using repquota or quota. Is there no more accurate/elegant
>> way?
> I don't think so. I haven't seen any switch on any of the usual commands
> (repquota etc)  to get this. I guess you'll have to do some scripting to add
> up the "used" values in order to compare them with your partition size.
> If you find/create the elegant way, please share...

Is there a best practice? People have to be doing something!
> Happy New Year!
> Jorge
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