[PVE-User] Backup size

VIDAL, Thomas (Bioversity-France) t.vidal at cgiar.org
Fri Apr 4 18:12:17 CEST 2014


I will try Diaolin solution with zero.file.
I will let you know on monday.

Thanks in all the cases

Thomas


On 04/04/2014 18:02, Gilberto Nunes wrote:
> Well
>
> 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 <mailto: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 know.
>
>     Many thanks for your help.
>
>     Have a nice week-end
>
>     Thomas
>
>
>
>
>
>
>     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
>
>         download.sysinternals.com/files/SDelete.zip
>         <http://download.sysinternals.com/files/SDelete.zip>
>
>         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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Thomas VIDAL (t.vidal at cgiar.org)
Computer Technology Department
  
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Please consider the environment - do you really need to print this email?

The software said "Requires Windows 2000, Windows XP, or better,..."
So I installed Linux Mint !

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