[pve-devel] [PATCH pve-container 0/3] fix #3711: delete LXC container with missing storage

Wolfgang Bumiller w.bumiller at proxmox.com
Mon Jul 25 15:31:18 CEST 2022

On Mon, Jul 25, 2022 at 12:40:21PM +0200, Fiona Ebner wrote:
> Am 20.07.22 um 16:49 schrieb Stefan Hrdlicka:
> > The patch adds a new option 'force-remove-storage' that stops pct
> > destory from dying if the storage is not available. This also adds a
> > menu option for the delete dialog of containers.
> > 
> VMs are also affected, so we probably want the new option there too.
> Although for VMs, it is possible to work around the issue by detaching
> all non-existing disks first.

Yeah, this is really mostly an issue with the `rootfs`, since you cannot
detach or remove it, so I think we could have this for VMs just for
consistency's sake.

> So slightly related: when detaching a disk and the owner of the volume
> is different (it also happens when the storage/disk does not exist
> anymore), we drop the disk for VMs, but we register it as unused for
> containers. Should we make that consistent?

Yeah I think consistency makes more sense there as well.

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