add lvm as storage


Aug 28, 2020
There is an ssd system drive with a capacity of ~446 GB, a total of 2 disks (mdraid1 /dev/md0):
/dev/pve/root 96 GB
lvm thin data deleted, just a few pops
/dev/pve/pve2-local-data - lvm, 342 GB.

How to attach it to the qualities of lvm? Accessibility is also suitable only for this node.

First, try to fix it, maybe he will choose a large group of volumes and see a large volume - 446 GB, a large disk volume combined with a system lvm partition - in fact, this is an intersection and the web interface began to blunt, and I found out about it.

I would like to have a separate local storage for virtual machines, there will be no highly loaded VMs there. How to attach it (/dev/pve/pve2-local-data) to the datacenter?

The node is under load and there is no way to reformat it, now:
Device start and end sector size type
/dev/sda1 34 2047 2014 1007K BIOS boot
/dev/sda2 2048 2099199 2097152 1G EFI system
/dev/sda3 2099200 937703054 935603855 446.1G Linux RAID

PV VG Fmt Attr PSize PFree
/dev/md0 pve lvm2 a-- 446.00g 0
/dev/md1 pve2-nvme lvm2 a-- <1.46t <190.29g

VG #PV #LV #SN Attr VSize VFree
pve 1 3 0 wz--n- 446.00g 0
pve2-nvme 1 9 0 wz--n- <1.46t <190.29g

lvs |grep pve
pve2-local data pve -wi-a----- 342.00 g
root pve -wi-ao---- 96.00 g
swap pve -wi-ao---- 8.00 g
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Maybe this helps.

As a storage, I can only add the VG - volume group. And the essence of the question is how to safely separate a piece from the system VG for a separate storage


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