QUOTATAB(5) File Formats Manual QUOTATAB(5)

quotatab - Descriptions of devices with disk quotas


The quotatab file lists human descriptions of devices for the purpose of warnquota(8) notifications.

Each line consists of a device path name followed by a colon and a description. White space, apostrophe, and double quote characters surrounding the names and descriptions will be stripped. The description field can encode a new-line as a pipe character.

Empty lines or lines starting with a hash sign or a semicolon are ignored.

# comment

/dev/sda2: Home directories.|This becomes the second line.

list of device descriptions