quotacheck(1M)quotacheck(1M)NAMEquotacheck - file system quota consistency checker
FStype] specific-options] filesystem ...
The command examines each file system, builds a table of current disk
usage, and compares this table against that stored in the disk quota
file for the file system. If any inconsistencies are detected, both
the quota file and the current system copy of the incorrect quotas are
expects each file system to be checked to have a file named in the root
directory. If none is present, reports an error and ignores the file
system. is normally run at mount time from start-up scripts.
filesystem represents a mount point or block special device such as
recognizes the following options:
Specify the file system type on which to operate (see
fstyp(1M) and fs_wrapper(5)). If this option is
not included on the command line, then the file
system type is determined from the file by match‐
ing filesystem with an entry in that file. If
there is no entry in then the file system type is
determined from the file
Echo the completed command line, but perform no other
action. The command line is generated by incor‐
porating the user-specified options and other
information derived from This option allows the
user to verify the command line.
Specify options specific to each file system type.
specific-options is a list of suboptions and/or
keyword/attribute pairs intended for a FStype-
specific module of the command. See the file
system specific man pages for a description of
the specific-options supported, if any.
Obtain list of file systems to check from
Only mounted (or type file systems with the
option are checked.
determines the language in which messages are displayed.
If is not specified in the environment or is set to the empty string,
the value of is used as a default for each unspecified or empty vari‐
able. If is not specified or is set to the empty string, a default of
"C" (see lang(5)) is used instead of
If any internationalization variable contains an invalid setting,
behaves as if all internationalization variables are set to "C". See
International Code Set Support
Single- and multi-byte character code sets are supported.
was developed by HP and the University of California, Berkeley.
Specifies the default file system type
Default list of file systems to check
Mounted file system table
Quota statistics static storage for file system where
directory is the file system root as specified
to the command (see mount(1M)).
SEE ALSOfs_wrapper(5), mount(1M), quota(5), quotacheck_hfs(1M), quo‐