[PVE-User] How to get rid of default thin-provisioned default LV "data"?

Saint Michael venefax at gmail.com
Sun Jan 19 00:53:46 CET 2020


can somebody post the full chain of commands?
That is the only reason why I am not using the software.


On Sat, Jan 18, 2020 at 2:54 PM Frank Thommen <f.thommen at dkfz-heidelberg.de>
wrote:

> Thanks Gianni,
>
> that worked just fine.  I've now created a regular LVM LV instead,
> formatted and mounted it and configured it as "dir" storage.
>
> frank
>
>
> On 16.01.20 21:19, Gianni Milo wrote:
> > This should be a case of removing (or comment out) its corresponding
> entry
> > in /etc/pve/storage.cfg and then removing it by using the usual lvm
> > commands.
> > You can then "convert" it to thick lvm and re-add it in the config
> file...
> >
> > Gianni
> >
> > On Thu, 16 Jan 2020 at 18:26, Frank Thommen <
> f.thommen at dkfz-heidelberg.de>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Dear all,
> >>
> >> when installing PVE on our servers with 1 TB boot disk, the installer
> >> creates regular /root and swap LVs (ca. 100 GB in total) and the rest of
> >> the disk (800 GB) is used for a thin-provisioned LV named "data".
> >> Personally I don't like thin-provisioning and would like to get rid of
> >> it and have a "regular" LV instead.  However I couldn't find a way to
> >> achieve this through the gui (PVE 6.1-3).
> >>
> >> Did I miss some gui functionality or is it ok to remove the LV with
> >> regular lvm commands?  Will I break something if I remove it?  No
> >> VM/container has been installed so far.  The hypervisors are freshly
> >> installed and they contain additional several internal disks which we
> >> plan to use for local storage/Ceph.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >> frank
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