[pve-devel] applied: [PATCH installer v2] zfs: create dataset var-lib-vz for /var/lib/vz

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Tue Nov 21 14:22:47 CET 2023

Am 21/11/2023 um 14:11 schrieb Stoiko Ivanov:
> Creating rpool/var/lib/vz and all intermediate datasets causes a
> service-failure of `var.mount` upon shutdown.
> creating the dataset for /var/lib/vz directly at the rpool and setting
> its mountpoint property seems the most robust way to address this.
> The alternative approach of setting `canmount=off` on the `var`
> dataset seems a bit dangerous (users setting a zfs property and
> suddenly hiding their /var contents).
> The only small downside to this approach is that the setting of the
> mountpoint happens quite a bit after extracting the data - but this
> would probably be better addressed with a refactoring of the
> lowlevel-installer code (setting the zfs-pool up under /target and
> getting rid of a few special cases)
> Fixes: dd19d40ceac179ba18652f1d6c3e4c23f246af00
> Suggested-by: Fabian Grünbichler <f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com>
> Signed-off-by: Stoiko Ivanov <s.ivanov at proxmox.com>
> ---
> huge Thanks to Fabian - for the feedback and patiently walking me through
> the potential pitfalls!
>  Proxmox/Install.pm | 9 +++++++--
>  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

applied, thanks!

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