Proxmox – delete local-lvm on xfs

There are quite a few resources available for describing how to delete the local-lvm parition of a default Proxmox installation. These instructions work great for an EXT4 installation, but caused some issues when I recently decided to try Proxmox with XFS. Below is a very short guide detailing how to remove the local-lvm area while using XFS.

Remove the local-lvm from storage in the GUI

  • Datacenter > Storage
  • Select local-lvm
  • Click remove and confirm

Issue the following commands from the shell (Choose the node > shell):

# lvremove /dev/pve/data
# lvresize -l +100%FREE /dev/pve/root
# xfs_growfs

Enjoy all your new space!

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