lvm

  1. What is "Initialize disk with GPT"

    When I look at the disks I have available on a particular node I see there is the option to initialize them with GPT. I'm still new and not really clear on how this works. Usually we manually add the extra disks with LVM to the existing VG. What exactly does the option do?
  2. Proxmox LVM Help Needed

    Hi Guys, I have HP DL 360 - 1U Server which I installed Proxmox ver 4.4 on 2TB RAID HDD. (1TBx4) I need to create a Storage Space for Data. I don't know how. below is some Info. Please assist kindly. Device Start End Sectors Size Type /dev/sda1 2048 4095 2048...
  3. LVM Best Practice Suggestions

    I have a Dell R710 with the following drive configuration. CacheCade and RAID arrays are setup on a H700. 2x 120Gb Kingston SSD (CacheCade) 2x 146Gb Seagate SAS (RAID 1) 4x 600Gb Western Digital SAS (RAID 10) I would like to have Proxmox on the RAID 1 array and use the RAID 10 array for VM...
  4. Moving existing vm from local to lvm

    Hi all, I've copied over an old proxmox server to a new one the backup file. Then I restore it via the gui but instead of storing it under the LVM which I got plenty of space it is under the local disk. How can I transfer the existing VM under the LVM? All I need is to point/move the disk from...
  5. Adding additional HDD to Proxmox Server

    Hi Our Server has 4 no's of 10TB HDD and with RAID1 so 2 drives My question is about creating the Storage for the VMs, i have installed Proxmox in drive 1, which has local and local-lvm storage where local is given 100GB and 9.9TB for the local-lvm, where we keep VM's right now. i need to add...
  6. Proxmox 5.0, iSCSI and LVM clarifications

    I've been testing Proxmox 5.0 for the last few days, experimenting with a few of the machines I have. I have two Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110 arrays in a Dell m1000e chassis with 9 physical blades also in the blade chassis. The PS-M4110 only supports iSCSI. Each of the blades has an onboard nic...
  7. Existierende KVM-VMs mit RAW-LVM migrieren?

    Hallo! Ich verwalte einen Ubuntu 16.04 Server, auf dem mehrere KVM-VMs existieren. Auf dem Server gibt es eine 3TB große LVM-Gruppe, die auf einem RAID5 läuft. Als Datenträger für jede VM wurde ein LVM-Volume als RAW-Device definiert. Ich weiß, etwas statisch was die Datenträgergröße angeht...
  8. How to repartition Debian install for Proxmox LVM?

    Hello, Debian stretch (9) 64bit was installed for me and i would like to install Proxmox VE on it according to this tutorial: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Install_Proxmox_VE_on_Debian_Stretch First issue i have as a a Linux partitioning, LVM and Proxmox newbie following that tutorial is: i do...
  9. LVM VM migration path to new installation

    Hi all, Currently my setup is: m.2 SSD with Proxmox install SATA SSD with LVM VMs I want to reinstall Proxmox over ZFS and am wondering how to move over my VMs. Is it as simple as backing up to external media using the built in backup function and then restoring? Is there a better way to go...
  10. Accidentally typed wrong value when using lvresize

    Hi everyone, and thank you for a fantastic distribution! I have used ProxMox for a while now on a test server, and it seems to work flawlessly. Today I decided to add a new harddrive to the system, and in the process of adding the new drive to LVM, I accidentally typed the wrong number when...
  11. Proxmox 5.0 Beta2 Questions

    I'll get right to the point: LXC: LXC's has a lot of hard limits when it comes to RAM/CPU/SIZE. This is not something I am used to, managing LXC's "without" a manager. I usually dont set limits unless I know there will be a re source problem. Is it possible to create LXC's without setting...
  12. Fiber channel setup

    Hi all, I've two servers directly connected to a dot-hill fiber channel array. I'd like to setup this storage as clustered lvm and NOT with a clustered filesystem like ocfs or gfs, exposing all luns to all servers. Some questions: 1- is it possible? 2- if yes, I've to use lvm (creating vg on a...
  13. Partitioning questions in Proxmox 4.x

    Hi, We're using Proxmox 4.x with both LXC containers and KVM machines. It seems that the way partitioning is handled has changed since Proxmox 3.x. We have some data that we need to share between a few of these LXC containers; so I have a set up mp0 in /etc/pve/lxc/*.conf for each container...
  14. LVM system migration to new disk

    Hi guys, I'm now trying to migrate my old 64GB install SSD to a new 240GB SSD. I got a USB to MSATA adapter and I can reach the new SSD from console. How should I do this? I saw posts about pvcreate to get the disk formatted to LVM, then vgextend to add it to the cluster, pmove to move the...
  15. Lvm Or Not inside a Qemu Kvm VPS ?

    Hello, i'm working on a P2V of a Cpanel server (centos 7). What is the best FS / Partitioning ? I'm reading that using LVM i can do a Hot Resize but i lose performance ... I think i will need to resize mi virtual hd in the future .. Is it ok ext4 ? Thanks !
  16. Offline backup single node

    Hi guys, I'm using Proxmox at home as homelab server. I now bought a new SSD and want to migrate the installation to this new SSD. But I don't have an USB adapter, so I'd need to do an offline backup and restore to the new drive. How should I go about this? My setup is a single physical server...
  17. [SOLVED] slow lvm commands with kernel 4.4.49-1

    Hi there, I'm running a testnode (bare Jessie with a special partition layout) and it was running smooth and shiny with kernel 4.4.35-2, absolutely no issues and all the lvm commands were as quick as usual. But after upgrading to kernel-4.4.49, suddenly all lvm related commands took way too...
  18. [SOLVED] Create a backup of the Promox server with clonezilla

    Hello ! I would like to create a backup of my proxmox server with clonezilla, but when the backup is finished, at the end of the image check, clonezilla says to me : Checking the device LV pve-data in the image "proxmox-1-2017-04-03-11-img"... This image file for partition pve-data was not...
  19. pvcreate /dev/sdb1 Device /dev/sdb1 not found (or ignored by filtering).

    Dear All, I'm using Intel Modular Server and ProxmoxVe 4.4. I created a shared lun for all the server and setup the multipath as showed in the wiki: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Intel_Modular_Server#Configure_Multi-Path_for_ProxMox_4.x I am trying now to be able to use the shared volume to...
  20. Proxmox 4.4, not enough space on local

    I'm trying to upgrade my server from 3.4 to 4.4, I created backups of my VM's but there is not enough space to upload them to the new machine. I have backups that are 150gb+ in size but the local content of 4.4 is only 100gb in size. I have plenty of space in local-lvm, but I can't upload...

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