[pve-devel] [PATCH docs 1/1] storage: lvm: expand on description of saferemove option

Fiona Ebner f.ebner at proxmox.com
Thu Dec 7 17:10:38 CET 2023

mentioning why zeroing-out might be necessary.

Signed-off-by: Fiona Ebner <f.ebner at proxmox.com>
 pve-storage-lvm.adoc | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/pve-storage-lvm.adoc b/pve-storage-lvm.adoc
index 917d8fb..cff5d3e 100644
--- a/pve-storage-lvm.adoc
+++ b/pve-storage-lvm.adoc
@@ -38,7 +38,10 @@ on a remote iSCSI server.
 Zero-out data when removing LVs. When removing a volume, this makes
-sure that all data gets erased.
+sure that all data gets erased and cannot be accessed by other LVs
+created later (which happen to be assigned the same physical extents).
+This is a costly operation, but may be required as a security measure
+in certain environments.

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