thin lvm

  1. Unable to mount thin-provisioned LVM volume?

    Hi, I have six Proxmox hypervisors (various licenses) running 5.4 which I began upgrading this week (to 6.2-4). I'm on the second machine today and running into the same problem that I had on my first upgrade. There is an LVM volume defined from the 5.4 Proxmox install which is tagged with...
  2. [SOLVED] Adding a new volume for existing VM

    Hi. I have created a VM which uses thin LVM. Now I want to start a fresh VM with the same id and back up old data. For that, I have renamed my disk (i.e vm-101-disk-0) to vm-101-disk-0-old and. Now I want to create a new volume. The thing is I have a template which I create my Vms from, and I...
  3. Cloning PVE 6.1-2 From One Disk to Another

    New to Linux so forgive my ignorance about anything. Hoping to switch off of HyperV. I setup a single 120GB SSD non-UEFI computer with the storage defaults (Not ZFS). I customized a great many things and then used a HDD duplicator to clone to a 250GB destination disk. To my surprise the cloned...
  4. Increase lvm thin what about metadata.

    Hi ! Proxmox is great and i'm pretty new with this mix of technologies. LVM is extremely powerful and i need to deal with it to increase , wisely , a thin pool without breaking anything. Here is the situation. I plan to enlarge a partition by 2TB. I need to increase the thin pool used by...
  5. HDD as additional lvm-thin

    I'm fairly new to proxmox and linux partitions/volumes in general, so there probably is a very simple solution to this that I am missing. My server has 1x 250GB SSD and 1x 1T HDD. I installed proxmox on the SDD and I'm guessing during installation it created following: LV...
  6. [Solved] Unable to creat VM no souch volume group

    Hi I'm new to proxmox and I'm trying to create a pfSense vm on thin-provisioned storage. I get this error. Command failed with status code 5. command '/sbin/vgscan --ignorelockingfailure --mknodes' failed: exit code 5 TASK ERROR: unable to create VM 100 - no such volume group 'pfSense_tp' What...
  7. [TUTORIAL] How to create an LVM-Thinpool and Vz directory on the same disk.

    I wanted to add a disk, and primarily use it as a Thinpool, and I also wanted some directory storage for images and templates on the same disk. The guide here shows how to do it: https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/chapter-sysadmin.html#chapter_lvm However its not as simple as copy and paste. You...
  8. How to extend LVM thin pool

    Hello, I'm running ProxMox VE version below pve-manager/5.3-5/97ae681d (running kernel: 4.15.18-9-pv I'd like to increase one of our LVM thin pool from 300 GB to 600 GB (see LVM pv and vg below) PV VG Fmt Attr PSize PFree /dev/sdb1 vmdata lvm2 a-- 931.00g 630.85g VG #PV...
  9. Unterstanding how snapshots under LVM Thin-Volumes work

    Hello, I work with Proxmox 5.2 and LVM Thin-Volumes. I create a couple of snapshots from a windows test-vm and wondering how it worked. A normal thin snapshot under LVM2 used the same size as the original thin-volume has. In my case the thin-lv has 32GiB, so the snapshot would become also...
  10. Thin provisioned VM backup size

    Hello to the community, I was following this thread to find the solution to the problem, but I got different behaviour. My guest VM is using 13GB on /dev/sda1, here's the configuration bootdisk: scsi0 cores: 1 ide2: none,media=cdrom lock: backup memory: 4096 name: pippo001 net0...
  11. Save VM backup on LVM-Thin storage

    Hi, I have two 500GB SSD RAID1. First RAID1 partion is ext4 for system (20GB size) and second partion is LVM-Thin for VMs (size 446GB). Everything works great, except one thing - if I create backup of VM, proxmox want to save it at "/var/lib/vz" which is on 20GB ext4 partion. Is possible to save...
  12. Offline migration fails

    Offline migration fails for me when I try to move from a newer proxmox 4 install that has been upgraded to 5.1, to a older proxmox 5.1 install that started with proxmox 3. The storage involved is not marked shared, but the older server has local storage configured as true plain local storage...
  13. pve 4.4 lxc backup

    i have upgraded an 4.x to last 4.4 release my datastore virtual machine (kvm) is in classic LVM fs. in a test fresh install of 4.4 i show the new layout of lvm+lvm-thin fs. i have non problem with my configuration in kvm machine, but i need to create some lxc vm container and i not understand...
  14. [SOLVED] mapped size at 100% after esxi migration to proxmox

    hello, i have a esxi free (6.5) and i decided to migrate my VMs to proxmox VE, to have a real backup solution. My proxmox use LVM-Thin. I followed this tutorials in the wiki and from the site sysorchestra (i can't indicate the url for anti-spam measurements for this forum) My VMS (linux and...
  15. LXC Storage: convert raw to LV

    Is there a way to convert a raw virtual disk into a Logiacl Volume in a ThinLVM storage without passing throght a backup and restore into a different storage? Thank you ex: from storge: local /var/lib/vz/images/991/vm-991-disk-1.raw to storage local-lvm: LV VG Attr LSize Pool Origin...

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