Replicate default Proxmox LVM configuration when installing from Debian

Etique57

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Hello,

As I cannot install proxmox using the official Proxmox ISO (crappy EFI implementation on a mini-pc), I have first to install Debian and then Proxmox, as described in the Wiki.

But I would need to replicate the default disk configuration so that I can easily migrate a VM from my other Proxmox node (especially the local-lvm storage).

I tried to follow this:
https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Logical_Volume_Manager_(LVM)

and I essentially have the same layout when typing lvs.
root 8GB
data 50GB

on the vg pve2-vg

Now, how can I create the local-lvm like it would on a standard Proxmox installation?

If I understand correctly, I should have a thinlvm pool on the lv data. But the interface won't let me add such a pool.

Any hint is much welcome!
Thanks
 
Thanks a lot, I managed to get it work.

Essentially what I was missing is actually the fact that it is needed to edit/create the file /etc/pve/storage.cfg
 

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