[PVE-User] Backup size
gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 18:02:14 CEST 2014
Sorry... But I'm stuck!
Perhaps Proxmox masters can answer this questions....
2014-04-04 12:50 GMT-03:00 VIDAL, Thomas (Bioversity-France) <
t.vidal at cgiar.org>:
> Dear Gilberto and Diaolin,
> Thanks for your help.
> But I have only linux debian server, and this happens also with the fresh
> and last one I just setting up with nothing else except the basic
> filesystem (500Mo) and for this VM I set a 80G of disk, and then the backup
> size is 20G !
> The thing is if the disk of the VM is 32G, the backup is 17G, if the disk
> of the VM is 100G the backup file size is 30G, and for these VM there are
> nothing except a basic debian system (with no X)
> Since I am using Proxmox I didn't change the storage (DELL MD3200i) and
> the physical server ! It appeared suddendly, maybe with one update, I don't
> Many thanks for your help.
> Have a nice week-end
> On 04/04/2014 16:53, Diaolin wrote:
>> Il 2014-04-04 15:19 VIDAL, Thomas (Bioversity-France) ha scritto:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I'm using Proxmox version 3.2-1, and since several weeks or months
>>> (but not before) backup of VMs take a long time and this is because
>>> the size of each VMs backup are biggest as before.
>> It it is a windows filesystem just use sdelete -z D: or C:
>> sdlete comes from sysinternals
>> that cleans unused space
>> and with linux
>> install secure-delete
>> or better
>> create a zero file and erase it
>> after that you have all unused sectors clean
>> cat /dev/zero > zero.file
>> rm zero.file
>> Take attention that before "rm" the filesystem will be 100%
>> Ciao, Diaolin
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