[PVE-User] Understanding lvm-thin

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri Jun 10 11:55:34 CEST 2016

> >>LVM does not support efficient snapshots, so I want to get rid of that as
> >>fast
> >>as possible...
> Do you have benchmark between lvm-thin vs plain .raw file ?
> If user don't need snapshot but maximum performance ?

First, I do not have benchmarks.

But I doubt that someone wants to use the OS system partition for such setup.
he would use an extra disk for that?

Besides, it is really easy to remove the lvm-thin volume and replace it with a
normal LVM if somebody really need it.

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