SOLVED: CT's storage disappears after I rename the ctid.conf from 105.conf to 107.conf


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Sep 25, 2012
Happily, in the course of writing this post, I found the data in /dev/dm-1, but nonetheless it remains quite disturbing.

Does anyone care to speculate/theorize as to how this could have happened?

Fortunately I have a recent backup, but it is disturbing nonetheless.

I have a fileserver that I want to replace. I wanted the new fileserver to have the same ctid as the old one, so I mv'ed it from 105.conf to 106.conf, and eventually to 107.conf.

The entry for the storage is still in the ctid.conf file:

# grep ha /etc/pve/lxc/107.conf rootfs: hapool_0:vm-105-disk-0,size=250G

But the storage itself has somehow disappeared. I cannot even vgcfgrestore it

# vgcfgrestore --list ha_0 |grep 105-disk-0 #
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