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I have a small problem. I have a folder called backups, and I have users who backup to this folder via a netatalk volume. I want each user to have a quota in this folder, say 1GB, but this quota only applies to files in this directory. Any help?

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Quotas apply to an entire volume. Simply mount a separate volume on that path, and set quotas appropriately.

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I'm sorry, but how can you mount a folder as a volume. I do not understand linux fully, so this is a real learning experience for me – macintosh264 Oct 18 '11 at 3:25
You don't. You mount a separate volume. As in, create a new volume and mount that. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Oct 18 '11 at 3:34

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