[PVE-User] storage migration failed: error with cfs lock 'storage-nfs-scratch': unable to create image: got lock timeout - aborting command
gaio at sv.lnf.it
Thu Sep 16 09:46:10 CEST 2021
Mandi! Fabian Grünbichler
In chel di` si favelave...
> the problem (as described in the patch I linked earlier) is that for
> qcow2, we currently always allocate the metadata for the qcow2 file. if
> the image file is big enough, and the storage slow enough, this can take
> too long. for raw there is no metadata (well there is, but it does not
> scale with the size of the file ;))
Perfectly clear. Thanks.
> obviously all of this should be carefully tested with non-production
> images/guests/systems first, as you are leaving supported/tested
I've solved this in a more simpler way: i've discovered that a 'thin'
filesystem (in my case, ZFS) can allocate a 2TB RAW image in a 800GB
ZFS volume, obviously providing that there's no more then 800GB of data
in the volume.
So, i've simply moved the image as RAW.
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