lvm-thin

  1. vm io-error

    I used lvm-thin volume in promxox, but it show quota not correct. I have lvm-thin: 1.80TB, I created 80 vm disk 30GB/VM, usage disk 12GB/VM, as I understand lvm-thin is calculated according to the amount used as such. total = 80x12 = 960GB but my lvm-thin show full disk 1.8TB and vm status...
  2. Create Backup on existing Thinpool

    Hi all, I want to create a backup of our a VM on a existing Thinpool. As it is only a temporary backup before an upgrade of the VM (and we have an external backup job as well) it is okay when the backup is on the same machine as the VM itself (as I don't know where Proxmox is storing snapshots...
  3. How to resize /dev/mapper/system--vuyls-root to create LVM thin-pool without breaking Proxmox

    Hello guys, I use server from Oneprovider and i have problem with their Proxmox Installation. As you can see in attachment images : about 910GB HDD allocated to /dev/mapper/system--vuyls-root. In Proxmox Web GUI i can create CT and VMs normally but the feature snapshot isn't available. Can you...
  4. [SOLVED] Removing old Storage from GUI

    Hey guys! I'm still getting used to Proxmox, but so far it's been amazing! Since I'm still getting hands-on learning about the product, naturally I've been playing around with storage configurations. I've created some lvm/lvm-thin volume groups, but they were temporary, and I now wish to...
  5. How to create and add a new virtual disk to a VM using command line.

    Hello, I've tried below but failed: $ pvesm alloc <lvm-thin-storage> 123 '' 5G successfully created '<lvm-thin-storage>:vm-123-disk-1' $ qm set 123 --scsihw virtio-scsi-pci --scsi1 <lvm-thin-storage>:vm-123-disk1,discard=on,ssd=1 update VM 123: -scsi1...
  6. LVM to LVM-THIN

    Hello everyone, I need to know if I can change a HD from lvm to lvm-thin, I have a vm on this hd that is on lvm and its backups are coming from the size of the hd and not from the use of the vm.
  7. [SOLVED] Volume Group not activated after the node reboot

    Hello! I experience a weird issue on Proxmox 6.1. I've added a storage as LVM-thin. The container storage was created on this storage. After the machine is rebooted, the storage showed as 0% usage and the container would not launch. After debugging this issue for quite some time I've noticed...
  8. [SOLVED] Recover LXC Image from LVM-Thin Volume

    Hi everyone, After a botched removal of a node from a cluster, I'm left with no configs but several lxc disk images in an lvm-thin volume. Is there any way for me to recover it or make a mock lxc config to get those up and running? I do not remember the drive size as the last time I was on the...
  9. Question - How to completely wipe a previously formatted LVM-thin drive

    Hi, I am totally new to Proxmox, and I'm not sure how to wipe a drive that used to be formatted as an LVM-thin drive. I was testing different options and created an LVM-thin vg on my drive through the GUI, then I tried to erase it to create a directory instead. I tried erasing it through fdisk...
  10. LVM-thin shared storage

    Hello, I have an small virtual environment running Proxmox VE 5.3. My environment is made of 2 servers. I have created the cluster already. I would like not to add a shared storage technology for now, I’m running just fine with local LVM-thin. With this being said, my question is : How can...
  11. aPollO

    Resize LVM Thin Pool

    Hi Guys, i'm totally new to lvm-thin. My physical storage is an RAID 1 array consosts of 2x 250GB SSDs. This contains a volume group with 206GB. I created an thin-pool with 100GB in this volume group wich contains some images of some VMs. Now i want to increase the size of the thin-pool. 'vgs'...
  12. Understanding LVM-thin volume attributes

    Running Proxmox 5.2 with lvm-thin local storage for my VM raw disks. Looking for clarification on the output of the lvs command and the meaning of the Data% column. The lvs man page doesn't seem to explain data percent anywhere. The confusion arises since several raw disks have a Data% of nearly...
  13. aPollO

    Booten von einem thin root volume?

    Hallo, ich habe mich gefragt ob es möglich ist auch das logical volume root mit in den thin pool zu stecken? Ich hab das gestern mal in einer VirtualBox ausprobiert und so einfach ist das ja leider nicht, da das Debian so ohne weiteres nicht von einem thin volume booten kann. Aber wäre es...
  14. migration issues

    I'm preparing migration from Xen to Proxmox. Currently I'm testing Proxmox migration features - both live and offline. How does it actually work? In test environment I prepared 2 clustered Proxmox nodes with separate local storages LVM-thin configured. root@proxmox-nd1:~# pveversion...
  15. VM disks on LVM-thin inaccessible after hard-reboot

    Hello, Recently I was forced to hard-reboot a server that is running Proxmox because it was not responsive (frozen). After it rebooted, however, all of the VM disks (which are stored on an LVM thin volume) are inaccessible, with an error like Could not open '/dev/vg0/vm-106-disk-1': No such...
  16. SnAkEhIpS

    Understanding Storage Types, Content, and Drive Size

    Backgroud: I've installed PVE on a standalone node, not a cluster. The physical ssd is 232.89 GiB as viewed from "Disks" under my node (named PVE). During the installation process I/it created: 1. local (pve): Content = VZDump backup file, ISO image, Container tempate > Type = Directory > Size...
  17. Can not add LVM-Thin Storage

    Hello! I have an issue with adding the LVM Thin Storage to my Proxmox VE. I have created an LVM disk from the free space on my HDD, and then converted it to LVM Thin. (Using this instruction). VG name: pve, pool name is data So, what I have now: # lvs LV VG Attr...
  18. BIOS reset & thin pool stopped working

    After a bios reset I'm not able to use any of the virtual machine drives from the thin pool. I've tried following instructions for repair: lvconvert --repair pve/data But I get the error Only inactive pool can be repaired. I need to figure out how to make all of them inactive to do the...
  19. Proxmox 5.1 upgrade problem - lvm-thin disappears

    When I upgraded from 4.4 to 5.1, I ran into a problem where the lvm-thin storage refused to start when the system was booting. I've forgotten the exact error code, but it was something along the lines of lvm2-activation.service error code 5. This of course caused quite a panic, even though I...
  20. Storage replication for LVM-Thin using lvmsync

    This stuff can sync LVM thin LVs and their snapshots: https://github.com/mpalmer/lvmsync I guess it could be interesting way to widen proxmox replication support beyond being ZFS-only solution.

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