[pve-devel] Qm move_disk bug (?)

Aaron Lauterer a.lauterer at proxmox.com
Wed Sep 30 15:22:12 CEST 2020


Hey,

How did you move the disk? GUI or CLI?

If via CLI, could you post the command?

Additionally, which versions are installed? (pveversion -v)

One more question inline.

On 9/30/20 3:16 PM, Gilberto Nunes wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> I tried to move a vm disk from LVM-thin to a Directory Storage but when I
> did this, the qm move_disk just filled up the entire disk.

The VM disk (100G) or the physical disk of of the storage?

> The disk inside LVM-thin has 100G in size but only about 5G is occupied by
> the OS.
> I have used the qcow2 format.
> However, if I do it from CLI with the command:
> 
> qemu-img convert -O qcow2 /dev/pve/vm-100-disk-0
> /DATA/images/100/vm-100-disk-0.qcow2
> 
> It works nicely and just copied what the OS occupied inside the VM, but
> created a virtual disk with 100GB.
> 
> It's some kind of bug with qm move_disk???
> 
> Thanks a lot
> 
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> Gilberto Nunes Ferreira
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