Running site.yml to deploy cloud fails - msg: Sorry, no shrinking of root without force=yes

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Running the ardana command site.yml to set up cloud nodes failes with following error messages:

2019-03-19 10:02:47,818 p=25583 u=ardana |  failed: [ardana-cp1-c1-m3] => (item=({'physical_volumes': 
['/dev/sda_root'], 'consumer': {'name': 'os'}, 'name': 'ardana-vg'}, {'mount': '/', 'fstype': 'ext4',
'name': 'root', 'size': '20%'})) => {"failed": true, "item": [{"consumer": {"name": "os"}, "name":
"ardana-vg", "physical_volumes": ["/dev/sda_root"]}, {"fstype": "ext4", "mount": "/", "name": "root",
"size": "20%"}]}
2019-03-19 10:02:47,818 p=25583 u=ardana |  msg: Sorry, no shrinking of root without force=yes


Increasing the given disk size or change the percentage in disk model accordingly.

Given disk size is 295gb
percentage in your disk model for the logical root volume is 10%
the resulting/calculated volume size is below 30gb as it was created running bm-reimage.yml.


The logical volume "root" usually has a size about 30gb. But within the disk model the percentage
given will generate a size lower than 30gb if disk size is too small. Shrinking isn't supported.


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  • Document ID:7023778
  • Creation Date: 19-Mar-2019
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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