[PVE-User] qcow2 file size too large
dietmar at proxmox.com
Tue May 11 08:11:19 CEST 2010
Do you make KVM snapshots?
You can try to copy the file with qemu-img. The new file should be smaller.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-
> bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Shain Miley
> Sent: Montag, 10. Mai 2010 22:21
> To: PVE-User
> Subject: [PVE-User] qcow2 file size too large
> I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on this issue that I
> just uncovered.
> 6 months ago I setup a 8GB windows VM using KVM. Today I was checking
> on some disk space issues and I noticed that this 8GB VM is now taking
> up 138GB:
> proxmox7:/var/lib/vz/images/115# du -hsc *
> 138G vm-115-disk.qcow2
> 138G total
> Does anyone know why the file would grow to a size that large? Also
> ideas as to how I resize this file so I can regain the disk space?
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