[PVE-User] pve-user Digest, Vol 26, Issue 1

Fabien Bagard fabien.bagard at intersec.com
Tue May 11 12:00:35 CEST 2010

>> All my VMs uses sparse files as disks (raw format). I wanted to migrate
>> all my VMs from a server to another (same characteristics, same disk
>> space, ...) After a while, I got an error, no space left on device. I
>> checked VM disks size with du -sm. The surprise was : On the master, a
>> 50Go disk reported a size of 1Go (normal, it's a sparse file), but once
>> migrated, it reported a size of 50Go... Maybe you should consider using
>> the '-S' option of rsync (handling sparse files). But I don't know what
>> is the effect of -S option on a non-sparse file.
> I just uploaded a fixed version of 'libpve-storage-perl' to the pvetest 
> repository. This should handle sparse files correctly.
> - Dietmar
Is it possible to have a diff here?

Thank you

Fabien Bagard
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