Unable to destroy disk


New Member
Dec 19, 2022
I have a disk with no containers and no VM's at all, yet, when I try to destroy it, I get this error.

Task viewer: Volume Group pve - Remove



TASK ERROR: unable to remove volume group pve: Logical volume pve/root contains a filesystem in use.

Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks.
this sounds like your root filesystem is on that disk!? Are you sure you don't just want to remove the pve/data thin pool? That could be done in [NODE] > Disks > LVM-Thin > More > Destroy.
Wow, I can't believe I missed that, you are correct, it's the Drive proxmox is installed on. I honestly thought I had it installed elsewhere.

Thanks for taking the time to respond.


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