[PVE-User] win 2012 | resize disk, new size not seen from windows

mj lists at merit.unu.edu
Sat Jan 26 15:56:41 CET 2019


ok,

I added a second disk to the win2012 machine, tried enlarging that, 
which worked as it should. So I ended up moving all contents from my old 
data-disk to this new (now larger) disk, and now I'm happy.

Have a nice weekend all,

MJ

On 1/26/19 1:05 PM, mj wrote:
> Hi Alfio,
> 
> Yes, I realise that, but as written: I have done all within windows: 
> rebooted, opened Disk Management, refreshed, rescanned, it just keeps 
> displaying the old size, without empty space at the end of the disk. 
> Windows simply does not notice that the disk has changed.
> 
> Hence my question: am I missing anything? Could there be an obvious 
> reason fo this behaviour? Am I missing a step? Any tips, ideas..?
> 
> MJ
> 
> On 1/25/19 1:47 PM, Alfio munoz wrote:
>> Hi, Is a Windows task, not a Proxmox problem, go to computer 
>> management and
>> right click over the disk you need to increase and choose expand.
>>
>>
>>
>> El vie., 25 de enero de 2019 8:40 a. m., mj <lists at merit.unu.edu> 
>> escribió:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Running a win2012 guest on proxmox 5.3 with ceph storage backend. The
>>> disks are added as scsi0 and scsi1. I have enlarged scsi1 (the data
>>> disk, non-boot device) using the proxmox gui from 900GB to 1800GB.
>>>
>>> I have shutdown/restartd the win2012 guest, but it's Disk Management is
>>> not recognising the new disk size. I have refreshed and rescanned: no
>>> change. No empty space at the end of the device is showing up and extend
>>> Volume is greyed out.
>>>
>>> Am I missing a step somewhere..?
>>>
>>> MJ
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