directories issues with 100gb limit and random occupation


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Jul 10, 2023
i have a proxmox installation on a server.
In this server, i have put some linked folders and some storages as following:
- local network drive mounted on another PC (500gb)
- onedrive with 2tb
- 1 SSD 1TB
- 7 HDD 1TB (i made a ZFS pool)
- 1 SDcard (512gb)

the issue is, all the drives/linked folders that I have put as directories show an incorrect size and they tend to become full. They all show the same space occupied, around the 85gb mark, and the total size as 100gb. This is indipendent from the backup usage (some are used for backups, some don't).

This tend to lock up the server backups. What am I missing? i searched around but I haven't found anyone with this kind of behaviour. Running 7.4-16, some screenshots attached


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You need to make sure that the directories below /mnt are mounted before the Proxmox services start.

We do this by adding these options to their /etc/fstab entries: _netdev,,
i'm sorry but I have a smooth brain..
this is my fstab:
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
/dev/pve/root / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1
/dev/pve/swap none swap sw 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
in any case you should also mark those directories as mountpoints ("is_mountpoint" in storage.cfg) so that PVE knows it should not treat them as active if nothing is mounted there..
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