filesystem

  1. Share a virtual drive amongst multiple VMs?

    I'd like to create a virtual hard drive and mount it to multiple VMs, some with read-only access. I do not want to share anything with the host and do not want to use networking to accomplish this. Is this something that's possible? Thanks.
  2. William Edwards

    File system in VM

    I am trying to decide between using XFS or EXT4 inside KVM VMs. My goal is not to over-optimise in an early stage, but I want to make an informed file system decision and stick with that. Situation: Ceph as backend storage SSD storage Writeback cache on VM disk No LVM inside VM CloudLinux 7...
  3. ssaman

    slow requests are blocked - very slow VMs

    Hi all, since today, we have an issue with our proxmox / ceph. We already activated ceph balancer I hope someone can help us.
  4. VM on ZFS RAID on HDDs or on SSD, help?

    Hello everyone, i have question about my Proxmox VE. First details about my system: OS - Proxmox VE 6.0 updated Hardware: CPU - Ryzen 1700x, RAM - 32GB 3200 nonECC, SDD - nvme 512(system is on it +20% overprovision) SSD - SATA 3 256GB HDD - 2x2TB ZFS mirror lz4(for storage), HDD - 2x1TB ZFS...
  5. Gaia

    [SOLVED] Setup/Config Recommendations

    This is my first time running my own virtualization environment. PVE looks like the best option. I'd like to get some advice on setting it up. I have a Supermicro box (HW RAID 1 available) with the following config 2x WD Red 4TB drives 1x 2TB NVME SSD 1x Xeon E 2136 2X 16GB RAM 2X 1Gbps NICs 5...
  6. How to access / add files to vm via gui?

    Hello, When i want to add files to my vm i need to upload them to internet and then i need to download them via the wget command. Is there no nice filesystem / FTP so i can drag and drop my files instead of doing this all the time... This is making me so frustrating because it takes so long...
  7. Carsten (digiCULT)

    cannot restore vm from snapshot

    Hi there, after running for about two years, one of my VMs came up with a strange behaviour, which led to a total desaster: Preamble: one VM noticed me about an issue with its filesystem and suggested that i should run 'fsck' to repair it. After rebooting the VM, the filesytem only started in...
  8. VM filesystem regular fails while running backup (snapshot)

    Hello, We have Proxmox 4.4 installed on VDS with ZFS and several VM running on it. After running regular nightly VM-snapshot, sometimes VM filesystem becomes to mount in readonly (all VM running Debian ext4 with SCSI VirtIO and no cashing mode), some resent failures got system in non-bootable...
  9. Guest VM filesystems as plain files on host

    Hello, I was wondering how to make it so that each guest filesystem was plainly available to see/browse/change on the host. Like the root of the guest being on the host as /vms/<containerid>/{/etc, /var, etc} And if so, where would those be located. Thanks!
  10. Wipe and fresh install of 5.1 - Filesystem and drive config

    I've been a big Linux user for a long time and Proxmox for the past couple of years but I just haven't been keeping up on the various filesystems so I'm in need of some suggestions on how I should proceed with a fresh install. I've just received a bunch of new drives so not sure what the best...
  11. EXT4 Filesystem Corrupted on v4.4, Is ZFS a Safer Option for v5.1?

    For the past 4 months I had PVE 4.4 running exclusively on a 250GB m.2 SSD via PCIe adapter (EXT4 filesystem). The drive had less than 4 total TBs written to it, I had 12 Ubuntu containers, and <50% of overall total space utilization as well as <50% of consumed space within each container. Then...
  12. [SOLVED] .raw images corrupt?

    Good day: This is the situation, dmesg is reporting errors on loop devices (complete log on attachment), fsck on images show errors like this: root@proxmox4-eu3:~# e2fsck -fyv /var/lib/vz/images/107/vm-107-disk-1.raw e2fsck 1.42.12 (29-Aug-2014) MMP interval is 10 seconds and total wait time...
  13. How to move VMs including templates to another disk in the same server (ZFS) PVE 4.4

    Hi all! There is a ton of HowTo move VMs from one Server/Cluster to another, but I found nothing on how to move stuff inside same server to different HDD. Simple question: Added a new HDD to my SSD in PVE 4.4 (with "zpool create -f storage01 /dev/sdb", and added it in GUI then, so it shows as a...
  14. [SOLVED] Config-Empfehlung: RAID, ZFS oder was?

    Hallo, ich werde Proxmox 5 auf einem neuen Server installieren. Die Büchse hat neben einer SSD für das OS einen LSI Megaraid Controller mit 4x4TB Platten daran. Was ist die aktuelle Empfehlung für die Konfiguration? Sollte ich ein RAID 5 oder 10 am Controller einrichten, oder die Platten als...
  15. Firewall file manual edit

    Hello, I wanna update my firewall file for the cluster everyday with an updated list of blocked spam IPs. Therefore I created a bash script but unfortunately I can't execute it in /etc/pve/firewall/ and I can't copy files to this directory with the script. Any idea how to do it then? Thanks for...
  16. What is the best file system for ProxMox?

    Hello everyone. My environment has the following specifications. Intel (R) Xeon (R) CPU E3-1240 V2 2 x 1 TB SATA (Raid 1 Soft) 1 x 1 TB SATA (/backup) LVM was created, and included successfully in ProxMox. When creating and testing VMs made CTs showed an average of 180 MB/s using dd. I was...
  17. Low overhead low-level method of sharing filesystems

    Hi, Wondering what methods there are of sharing a filesystem from a host to a guest in Proxmox. I looked into 9p and found a forum thread from 2012 where dietmar says "[...]We do not want to implement that now." Long story short, I have a 10TB XFS filesystem that I need to access read-only from...
  18. Problems understanding HDD sizes

    Hi to everyone, I had to admit that I am quite new using Proxmox. So far I've configured it and it's been running for a while. In fact, I have 2 servers running Proxmox separately. In the first one I use ZFS as a filesystem. In this case I have 2 x HDD (750GB each) on raid-1. The main thing...

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