[PVE-User] Re: New qcow2 hard disk creates a file with full disk size.

Giuliano Natali (Diaolin) diaolin at diaolin.com
Wed Jan 23 10:27:23 CET 2013

"[SOLTECSIS] Carles Xavier Munyoz Baldó" wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a two nodes Proxmox cluster with the Proxmox version
> 2.2-32/3089a616 (I believe that it is the last version, am I right?)
> I have seen that when I create a new qcow2 hard disk, the file created
> in the storate (a DRBD directory with ext4 file system) has the full
> size I have assigned to that hard disk.
> For example, I have created a new 32GB qcow2 hard disk for a KVM vitual
> machine with ID 100. Before installing nothing into the virtual machine,
> if I execute the command ls -al I get:


qemu-img info vm-100-disk-1.qcow2

same results?


apt-get install brain....
brain package not found...
please use brain before apt-get


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