5.1

  1. Balloon memory behaviour in version 5.3 changed compared to 5.1

    Hello, The balloon memory behavior in version 5.3 changed compared to 5.1. And not for good. I have a VM with a memory configuration like this: min memory 448mb max memory 16gb In Proxmox VE 5.1, the host provided memory to the guest machine as it was needed. Usually, it had 3gb, and when a...
  2. vma_queue_write: write error - Broken pipe

    Hi, I'm getting this error: "vma_queue_write: write error - Broken pipe" with output below: === INFO: starting new backup job: vzdump 500 600 700 800 --mailnotification always --quiet 1 --mailto email@email --compress gzip --mode snapshot --storage local INFO: Starting Backup of VM 500 (qemu)...
  3. How to upgrade from 5.0 to 5.1?

    Hi there, Is it possible to upgrade from 5.0 to 5.1 without having to reinstall from ISO or to install on a separate machine? Is there a way to upgrde everything manually or using APT? Thanks!
  4. Proxmox 5.1 crashing every few hours

    Two issues - not sure if they are related: 1) I have promox setup to backup to NFS drive each night. The past few days the NFS drive was full, so the backup failed. However when the backup fails my VM becomes inaccessible via web. Pingdom reports sites down from 3:09 to 3:14 These are the...
  5. lxc container nfs server

    Since upgrading to the Proxmox "Virtual Environment 5.1-51" and new kernel "Linux proxmox 4.13.16-2-pve" and Debian server "9.4" my lxc conatiner has issues starting an nfs server. I have created a container and changed some config files: In "/etc/pve/lxc/101.conf" I added...
  6. [SOLVED] All LXCs won't start

    After doing OS updates today none of my containers will start. I don't have subscription or non-sub repos added. pve-manager/5.1-41/0b958203 (running kernel: 4.13.13-2-pve) Start from GUI: Job for pve-container@5000.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See...
  7. Ceph issues new cluster 5.1 fully patched

    We have a new four node cluster that is almost identical to other clusters we are running. However, since it has been up and running at what seems to be random times we end up with errors similar to: 2018-02-05 06:48:16.581002 26686 : cluster [ERR] Health check update: Possible data damage: 4...
  8. PVE Crashing Starting LXC Container (5.1)

    Hello Folks, I have encountered an annoying issue since upgrading to the 5.1 release. When starting a Debian LXC Container, on one of hosts it gets stuck and freezes. A short time later, the container timeouts and PVE crashes. This only happens after stopping and starting the container...
  9. How to add second and third ZFS pools to Proxmox 5.1?

    I am migrating from 3.4 to 5.1 and I'm trying to have the same setup (one pool for proxmox and 2 for storage) - rpool - promox boot mirror - store - main storage, large pool, reduntant - alwayson - read/write "scratch disk" pool, no redundancy, used as a temp bind mount for various containers...
  10. Proxmox 5.1 / Ceph / Linked Clones

    I have a template that is sitting on Ceph Storage, and it appears I made a Linked Clone on one of my VM's but I'm having a hard time to find which VM is using this image as it's base. Is there any easy way to find any Linked Clones, and then to convert them to Full Clones?
  11. [SOLVED] Is API Access restricted via v5.1-40?

    Hello, Has the API login been changed with the latest update? I was login with version 5.1-38 but I upgraded to v5.1-40 and I lost access with the API. I restarted the server but It did not work.
  12. PVE 5.1 Backup per nfs freeze

    Hallo zusammen, ich habe unseren Produktivcluster auf PVE 5.1 aktualisiert und habe seitdem ein sehr eigenartiges Problem. Ich kann keine Backups mehr erstellen. Genauer gesagt: Ich konnte nach aufsetzen des neuen Clusters in der Version 5.1 zwar lesend auf das nfs Target zugreifen und die...
  13. CEPH problem after upgrade to 5.1 / slow requests + stuck request

    Hi, I've got problem with my CEPH cluster. Cluster specification: 4x node 4x mon 4x mgr 37x osd I was starting from CEPH hammer so I followed tutorials: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Ceph_Hammer_to_Jewel - without any problems https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Ceph_Jewel_to_Luminous - without any...
  14. [SOLVED] Cluster Letsencrypt SSL

    We have a Proxmox 5.1 cluster and were trying to follow the directions for LetsEncrypt SSL certificates for the nodes. We are following the directions at: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/HTTPS_Certificate_Configuration_(Version_4.x_and_newer) These directions worked great for the first node in...
  15. Unable to start VM:s

    Hi all! I recently had a problem starting up a VM on an updated cluster (4.4 to 5.1). I did everything according to the guides, first updating and rebalancing the ceph pool and then doing a dist-upgrade one node at a time. Everything is documented very well and the process is straightforward...
  16. Proxmox HA with CEPH

    Back when we were running PVE 4.3, I had received some advice not to run HA when running a hyper converged CEPH cluster because of the effects of Fencing and HA on a CEPH cluster. Now that we are running 5.1 and CEPH is now a first class citizen, I wanted to know if this is still a...
  17. Hotplug CPU

    Hi all, Im' working on PVE 5.1 and i get some issues with cpu hotplugging. I added /lib/udev/rules.d/80-hotplug-mem.rules and /lib/udev/rules.d/80-hotplug-cpu.rules file config on the node I also modified vm config file to get this: numa: 1 hotplug: disk,network,usb,memory,cpu ... When i...
  18. Wipe and fresh install of 5.1 - Filesystem and drive config

    I've been a big Linux user for a long time and Proxmox for the past couple of years but I just haven't been keeping up on the various filesystems so I'm in need of some suggestions on how I should proceed with a fresh install. I've just received a bunch of new drives so not sure what the best...
  19. pve 5.1 cifs share issue (mount error(112): Host is down))

    Just wanted to post a solution to an issue i had. hope it helps someone. after recently updating to 5.1 i could not connect a network share to my server , it kept saying "mount error(112): Host is down" but i knew it was not. anyway the problem was due to the share i was connecting to is an...
  20. Blue screen with 5.1

    Hi, I'm running a small lab at home (old PC hardware, no special server hardware). Until yesterday I used version 5.0, today I did an inplace upgrade to version 5.1. Since version 5.1 my server 2016 VMs are getting blue screens (server 2016 core and 2016 with GUI). With 5.0 everything ran...

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