[PVE-User] Some thought about zfs based configurations

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Sat Aug 1 10:04:20 CEST 2015

> > I just uploaded latest packages to the pve 4.0 test repository. You can now
> > create
> > lxc containers on zfs as subvolumes, and create zfs snapshots.
> That kind of feature I was missing.
> Anyway, I am not really happy to left the no-ploop approach (in other words,
> lxc filesystem is only a subdirectory in the zfs filesystem, as the openvz CT
> on PVE 3.4 or earlier).
> Is that possible to not use ploop for storing lxc containers?

We do not use 'ploop' at all (we use normal loop device).

You can also directly use directories by passing '0' as disk size. 
But you obviously loose disk quota support that way.
Note: There is no simfs on newer kernels.

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