[PVE-User] Unprivileged container and fstrim...

Tom Weber pve at junkyard.4t2.com
Mon Mar 9 11:44:44 CET 2020


Am Montag, den 09.03.2020, 11:34 +0100 schrieb Marco Gaiarin:
> I was abused to do a 'fstrim /' weekly run on my privileged
> containers,
> and seems that the command was effective:
> 
> 	root at vdcsv1:~# fstrim -v /
> 	/: 18,6 GiB (19946131456 bytes) trimmed
> 
> but after convert many of them to unprivileged ones:
> 
> 	root at vmw:~# fstrim -v /
> 	fstrim: /: FITRIM ioctl failed: Operazione non permessa
> 
> Clearly, underlying storage is 'trimmable'.
> 
> 
> Two question.
> 
> 1) trim on container generally works, or simply on privileged ones
> does
>  not throw errors but do nothing? ;-)
> Container space change slowly, so could be that trim was simply
> ignored...
> 
> 2) there's another way to 'trim' container disk space? Eg, from the
> host?

pct fstrim

on the host?

  Tom




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