Enable Quota on FreeBSD 6.2

Need to recompile kernel.

cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf

cp GENERIC MYKERNEL

Edit the file MYKERNEL and add the line

options QUOTA

Then run the following commands:

/usr/sbin/config MYKERNEL

cd ../compile/MYKERNEL

make depend

make

make install

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To Enable Quota

Edit the file /etc/fstab and look for the entry, in which the directory /home is mentioned, e.g.

/dev/ad0s1d /home ufs rw 2 2

Add the words userquota and groupquota as follows:

/dev/ad0s1d /home ufs rw,userquota,groupquota 2 2

To enable quota at boot time you have to add the following lines to /etc/rc.conf:

quota_enable=”YES”

check_quotas=”YES”

Reboot the system:

shutdown -r now

After the reboot run the following commands:

quotacheck -a

quotaon -a

Install the setquota-Tool at last:

pkg_add -r setquota

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