[PVE-User] Proxmox storage usage

Eneko Lacunza elacunza at binovo.es
Mon Jun 24 11:27:48 CEST 2019


Hi Rutger,

El 24/6/19 a las 11:21, Rutger Verhoeven escribió:
> I recently installed a proxmox server. However the storage usage is
> tremendous:
>
> (see attachment)
>
> root at server5:/var/lib/vz# df -h
> Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> udev                   48G     0   48G   0% /dev
> tmpfs                 9.5G  9.6M  9.5G   1% /run
> /dev/mapper/pve-root   96G  1.8G   95G   2% /
> tmpfs                  48G   37M   48G   1% /dev/shm
> tmpfs                 5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
> tmpfs                  48G     0   48G   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
> /dev/sda2             511M  312K  511M   1% /boot/efi
> /dev/fuse              30M   16K   30M   1% /etc/pve
>
> root at server5:/var/lib/vz# pvs
>    PV         VG  Fmt  Attr PSize   PFree
>    /dev/sda3  pve lvm2 a--  499.50g      0
>    /dev/sdb1  pve lvm2 a--    1.37t 371.91g
>    /dev/sdc       lvm2 ---    4.55t   4.55t
>
> root at server5:/var/lib/vz# lvs
>    LV   VG  Attr       LSize  Pool Origin Data%  Meta%  Move Log Cpy%Sync
> Convert
>    data pve twi-a-tz--  1.39t             0.00   0.15
>    root pve -wi-ao---- 96.00g
>    swap pve -wi-ao----  8.00g
Note here, it shows "data%" 0.00 :-)

> The hardware is as follows:
> 2x 2TB Samsung SSD
> 2x 5TB Seagate HDD
>
> These are configured as follows:
> 1x RAID1 => 100GB
> 1x RAID1 => 500GB
> 1x RAID1 => 1,37TB
> 1x RAID 1 => 4,55TB
> * RAID = HP Hardware raid
>
> Why am i losing so much storage? It is shown as in use. But nothing is
> expect for a vanilla proxmox5 system. I'm at the point of entire reinstall
> / reconfigure now.

I don't see almost any space used. What is worrying you? "data" LV is a 
thin-provisioning base LV, LV will create LV on it...

Cheers
Eneko

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