Drive not showing in GUI

Jonathan Collins

New Member
Sep 3, 2018

I am not new to computers but newer to PROXMOX and Linux. So could be mixing up device/drive/partition/fileformat.

Playing around with a PCI Flash card aka FUsionIO drive. Think all looks good on that side

root@pveD1541:~# fio-status

Found 1 ioMemory device in this system
Driver version: 3.2.15 build 1700

Adapter: Single Controller Adapter
        Fusion-io ioScale 1.30TB, Product Number:F11-001-1T30-CS-0001, SN:1228D0537, FIO SN:1228D0537
        External Power: NOT connected
        PCIe Power limit threshold: 24.75W
        Connected ioMemory modules:
          fct0: Product Number:F11-001-1T30-CS-0001, SN:1228D0537

fct0    Attached
        ioDrive2 Adapter Controller, Product Number:F11-001-1T30-CS-0001, SN:1228D0537
        Located in slot 0 Center of ioDrive2 Adapter Controller SN:1228D0537
        PCI:04:00.0, Slot Number:1
        Firmware v7.1.17, rev 116786 Public
        1294.00 GBytes device size
        Internal temperature: 35.93 degC, max 36.91 degC
        Reserve space status: Healthy; Reserves: 100.00%, warn at 10.00%
        Contained VSUs:
          fioa: ID:0, UUID:76e4514d-9e4f-4d4d-9f50-8580af369ed7

fioa    State: Online, Type: block device
        ID:0, UUID:76e4514d-9e4f-4d4d-9f50-8580af369ed7
        1294.00 GBytes device size

But cant seam to get the drive to show in the GUI. Did get to use the drive using CLI command to make a directry and copied VM drive to it. But wanted to make it ZFS if possible and use it to store container and VM?

Again because not showing in the GUI wante the CLI way

zpool create ioDriveZFS fioa

Could be related to the fact I am mixing up concept of disk and storage between the Node and Datacenter. Also could be because I am adding the drive after having created a cluster?

But the command did make the pool apper under node/diks/zfs. but it is still not showing in the node/disk?

root@pveD1541:~# zpool status -v
  pool: ioDriveZFS
 state: ONLINE
  scan: none requested

        NAME        STATE     READ WRITE CKSUM
        ioDriveZFS  ONLINE       0     0     0
          fioa      ONLINE       0     0     0

errors: No known data errors

  pool: rpool
 state: ONLINE
  scan: none requested

        NAME        STATE     READ WRITE CKSUM
        rpool       ONLINE       0     0     0
          sdi2      ONLINE       0     0     0

errors: No known data errors

Anyting obvius I am doing wrong?
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you still have to add the storage definition in 'Datacenter->Storage'
pve does not autodetect existing storages, and does not automatically create them when you add a storage definition, those are 2 seperate things
Thanks for the reply.

So I should be using add ZFS in Datacenter->Storage->ZFS? But the pool or the drive it not showing in that menu. Think I am still missing something else?



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What's the output of zpool list?
you have to connect to the webinterface on the node where the zpool is


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