[pve-devel] partially-applied: [PATCH-SERIES] partially fix #2285: extend Diskmanage to also list partitions

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Sat Feb 6 14:13:25 CET 2021

On 26.01.21 12:45, Fabian Ebner wrote:
> and fix some other little things along the way (see patches #1, #4, #9).
> Mostly re-uses existing functionality, but refactors it, so it can be re-used
> for partitions as well. New is the detection of filesystems via lsblk and the
> detection of more PVE-relevant partuuids.
> In the UI, the current list is replaced by a treepanel including the partitions.
> This series does not yet make it possible to select partitons for storage
> creation for certain types, which is one of the parts of bug #2285. I felt
> like this series was getting rather big already and that there was more
> discussion to be had about that and it can always be done as a follow-up series.
> The usage of a partition currently always defaults to 'partition'. A good
> heuristic to find out when a partition is unused would be needed and/or good
> ways to warn the user and ask if they're sure they have the correct partition.
> This also ties in to the proposed feature of allowing users to wipe disks under
> certain conditions.

Applied storage and manager patches, thanks!

For widget toolkit I'm wondering about backward compatibility towards older
API daemons still running and other products - you mentioned PBS so I guess
you tested it?

Also, the Type column for partitions shouldn't be "unknown" but rather
"partition", or even "GPT Partition"/"MBR Partition" or the like.

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