[Ci-users] Disk space on ci nodes
kbsingh at centos.org
Fri Jan 22 10:32:35 UTC 2016
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On 22/01/16 10:06, Athmane Madjoudj wrote:
> Hi Dusty,
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Dusty Mabe <dusty at dustymabe.com
> <mailto:dusty at dustymabe.com>> wrote:
> Is it possible to get raw block device storage on nodes in the CI?
> Right now from what I can tell the nodes come up with LVM set up
> and no space free in the volume group. There is a root/home/swap LV
> and we can't really reclaim any space because xfs doesn't support
> shrinking the FS.
> Can we have some free space left in the VG? Is there some other way
> to get this to happen?
> If performance does not impact you tests, you can setup VGs on PVs
> created from loopback devices (on empty files).
The other option is to setup an iscsi like store, and just export a
block device to the worker node, and set that up on the client side as
needed. Again, it wont be the fastest device in the world, since it
will have a 1gbps network cap ( the way things are setup now ).
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