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    LXC won't start

    Hello, Ran into a problem with my Proxmox VE. My LXC container, which is my go-to NAS, just won’t boot up after a reboot. Here’s the error it’s throwing at me: run_buffer: 322 Script exited with status 32 lxc_init: 844 Failed to run lxc.hook.pre-start for container "100" __lxc_start: 2027...
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    Unable to restore a backup with an EFI partition

    Hello everyone, I am currently having the problem that I cannot restore a VM (both Linux and Windows) with an EFI partition from a backup. The storage for the disks is an LVM thin and the backup is stored on a server using NFS. Once I want to restore the backup from the server, I run into the...
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    lvm-thin, lvm or dir?

    Hello, I have a Proxmox server with a 64GB SSD for the Proxmox system and a 30TB HDD hardware RAID for all virtual machines, containers, ISO images, etc. What should I use for this 30TB RAID? LVM-Thin, LVM, or Directory?
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    LVM-Thin pool failing to repair after odd BIOS/RAID controller issue

    Main Proxmox server is a PowerEdge R730xd, which has a couple of sata and SAS drives connected to the PERC H730 mini integrated controller. I just updated the BIOS and iDRAC for no real reason other than staying up to date, suddenly the pair of (RAID0, help) SSDs that store a LVM-thin pool of...
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    Beginner issues with storage

    Hello, I have posted this message on Reddit but as I have not received any answer I am trying my luck here. I am a total beginner in the subject of Proxmox. I have a miniPC with Proxmox installed just for the reason of running a Home Assistant on it. Recently my HA failed to boot after update...
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    Cannot store VM's on LVM-thin

    Hi, I am in process of setting up a pve server. While waiting for all hardware, playing with pve 7.4 on VirtualBox to get some experience with how to configure. I have done quiet some understanding is that a recommended WoW is to store the VM's on a LVM-thin volume. I created a...
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    [SOLVED] extend LVM-Thin from two disks

    Hello, ## LVM-Thin Tab ## Disks ## LVM Tab I'd like to extend disk size of /sdc with /sdb so how to do that? thanks
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    [SOLVED] Migration sehr langsam - IO-Verzögerung hoch

    Ich hab gestern einen zweiten Proxmox-Node in Betrieb genommen und beide Nodes zu einem Cluster verbunden. Die Hardware ist zweimal identisch; HP Microserver Gen8 Xeon E3 1265L v2 (4 Kerne / 8 Threads) 16 GB RAM 120 GB Boot SSD 1 TB SSD für Local Storage (VM-Disks und CT-Volumes) Das Local...
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    Help understanding free PEs in lvm thin pool

    Hello, I have a SSD backed lvm thin-pool. In the UI the it shows disk is only 10% (46.61 GB of 470.37 GB) used. In the UI if I try to create a new logical volume it complains about not enough free space left. checking pvdisplay does show `Free PE` is only 30 (around 120MB) left. Could someone...
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    LXC Containers

    Hello, greetings to all the community, I need to know how I can see through console the last modification date of a VPS lxc, and if this is active.
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    Swap almost full

    Hello, The available swap space on one of the servers is almost all in use (7GB used out of 8GB), even though it has plenty of memory available (50GB used out of 188GB). I would like help with two questions: 1 - How can I reduce the use of swap, even having several containers using swap? 2 -...
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    LVM, LVM-Thin, LUKS, file systems, PVE and PBS, snapshots - suggestions solicited

    I have experimented with Proxmox and Linux (new for me, though I have a unix-like background experience) and set up the following setup: Hardware: standard x86 Core i5 External 2TB SSD RAID (pvehost:/dev/sda) Internal 1TB SSD (pvehost:/dev/nvme0n1 hardware encrypted, key to be entered at boot)...
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    Removing LVM and creating LVM-thin or ZFS

    Hello there, can you pls help me with removing LVM from the additional disk on my ProxMox VE server and create instead LVM-thin or ZFS. Yesterday I found out that I cant snapshot my machines if they are placed on LVM. I have 2 SSD in Raid 1 config and 2 HDD in Raid 1 config. I suppose to use HDD...
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    I cant Repair lvm-thin volume after power failure

    Hi All. I have lost access to my thin-lvm and I can't get it repaired. It happened after a power failure. I have an HPPerc Raid controller connected to a Dell MD100 powervault So my lvm for OS is working and my internal 40TB lvm raid is working. It's just the one connected to the other raid...
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    Forcefully delete a virtual disk in a full thin lvm pool

    Hello, I've recently tried restoring a backup after accidentally deleting a VM, and the pool seems to be malfunctioning. A restart didn't fix, googled some bit. Tried lvconvert --repair /dev/pve/data and that gives me Volume group "YUGEv3" has insufficient free space (30 extents): 2385 required...
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    Trim errors/not working on debian 11 guest / LVM-Thin storage

    Hello, i have problems with trim on debian 11 guest VM , i used windows server as guest on different VM and its was working for it i used virtio-scsi and ssd emulation on/off, discard on underlying storage is NVME drive pveversion pve-manager/7.2-4/ca9d43cc (running kernel: 5.15.35-1-pve) cat...
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    Nice little sh-script to monitor LVM-thin space with warn mail

    With these little 2 scripts you can monitor your LVM-thin space to be aware of snapshots killing your overprovisioned storage. Save each script as .sh-File, chmod +x the file and it's directly ready to use after finding the attribute output in LVS command. Change the mail-adress, it runs fine...
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    LVM-Thin Ballooning not working - High memory Usage

    Hello, I have some problems with my PVE host and mostly with the RAM management. I attach the screen of my host resources: On this host, I installed one(and only one) VM, that it configured as shown in the following image: The Ballooning is corretly enabled, but I don’t understand why the...
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    [SOLVED] how to adding a second drive for backups, VM's and CT's ?

    hello I am using latest PVE, proxmox-ve: 7.1-1 (running kernel: 5.13.19-6-pve) pve-manager: 7.1-11 (running version: 7.1-11/8d529482) pve-kernel-helper: 7.1-13 pve-kernel-5.13: 7.1-9 pve-kernel-5.4: 6.4-11 pve-kernel-5.13.19-6-pve: 5.13.19-14 pve-kernel-5.13.19-5-pve: 5.13.19-13...
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    LVM-Thin Storage filling up why?

    I have two RAID-10 spans configured on my server (4 x 1TB HDDs per RAID 10) One stores the local and local-lvm (2TB storage) The second span I turned into its own LVM-thin storage, i called it data2 (2TB storage) On data2 I've created only one container. I wanted my data2 lvm-thin to only...


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