[Ci-users] Disk space on ci nodes

Fri Jan 22 15:18:28 UTC 2016
Dusty Mabe <dusty at dustymabe.com>

On 01/22/2016 05:06 AM, 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).

Yeah, that is what we are doing now. Docker creates it's storage on
loopback devices by default.