crypt5306

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I am using proxmox version 6.2-4. I have two virtual servers and they are being stored on different physical disks. Storage type is LVM-thin. One of the servers is windows and the other is opensuse. While copying data from windows server to linux server with rsnapshot, the storage space of opensuse grows more than the data I copied. this is why the linux server crashes because the disk fills up fast. Can anyone help me as to why the disk where I copied is getting bigger? When I look inside the virtual linux disks, the storage space swollen (disk usage %100) even though there is not much data. Can anyone help me?
 
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Hello,

The Proxmox VE 6.2 is a little old version, please consider upgrading to 6.4 [0] or to Proxmox VE 7 [1].

Regarding the space usage, have you set the [Discard] on the Linux VM from PVE? see more about the discard [2] in our docs under section [Trim/Discard]

[0] https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/proxmox-mail-gateway-6-4-released.86759/
[1] https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_6.x_to_7.0
[2] https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/pve-admin-guide.html#qm_virtual_machines_settings
Hi Moayad; thank you for your analyze. I did what you said but unfortunately it didn't work:( I checked the disk of the virtual machine with fsck.ext4. I'm typing again and again and there doesn't seem to be a problem.
Also;
Do you know if version update can be done from iso file? my network permissions won't let me update from the internet:(
Thank you for all
 

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