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    [SOLVED] Proxmox uses GRUB instead of UEFI bootloader on UEFI compatible system

    Greetings! As far as I know disabling CSM should lead to installation in UEFI mode, yet I am still seeing GRUB during boot. What's weird, that efibootmgr -v reports that Proxmox were booted in UEFI mode. root@atlantis:~# efibootmgr -v BootCurrent: 000C Timeout: 1 seconds BootOrder: 000C,0001...
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    Trying to make Ubuntu VM boot

    So randomly, my Ubuntu VM (Plex server) just hangs at the Ubuntu page. The HDD when I run the checks, do show some errors, however, it says it passes SMART. When I run my Ubuntu USB in Try mode, I can access and see all the files on the HDD in question file. When I load gparted on the Try...
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    bios problem

    so i wanna reinstall my promox from usb, but when i boot into Bios i keep getting into GNU GRUB, cant i just go back the the normal bios i had before installing proxmox?
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    Convert Ubuntu VM from SeaBIOS to OVMF

    I have an active Ubuntu server 22 VM that I want to pass through a GPU (p2000) for hardware acceleration. Now when I set up this VM a long time ago I used the default machine (i440fx) and boot type (SeaBIOS), but the docs don't recommend those options for passthrough. The machine type was...
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    Nichts zum Booten nach einam Neustart

    Moin, Ich habe einen "Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX300 S8". Heute nach dem wöchentlichen neustart wird mir keine boot partition angezeigt, oder was auch immer Proxmox Nutzt um zu Booten. Proxmox wurde auf zwei 512GB SSDs installiert die an einem Raid Controller dran sind, beide SSD´s wurden über denn...
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    [SOLVED] Enable secure boot on Windows 10 VM

    Hello everyone, I am trying to enable secure boot on a Windows 10 pro VM in order to upgrade it to Windows 11 (requierement of PC health check app for the upgrade). This is what I am doing : - Adding a EFI Disk (efitype=4m, pre-enrolled-keys)1, size=1M) to the VM. - Changing the BIOS...
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    Migrating PVE server from grub (legacy BIOS mode) to UEFI

    hi, i have a proxmox server installed years ago and upgraded from 4.x up to 7.3 currently. the server was installed in legacy bios mode. firmware upgrades are not supported in this mode, so i would like to migrate to uefi. it is a single node installation (home server) with a couple of VMs on...
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    Mini-ITX motherboard & HBA not seeing all ten Sata ports

    Hi all, I'm building my second (mini-ITX) node to replace my old NAS. But having a problem with the Gigabyte B550 Aorus elite ax v2 only recognising five of the ten Sata ports on my HBA, and oddly the onboard Sata is not seeing HDs also with the HBA installed. ELIATER PCIe SATA Card 10 Port...
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    Bios Reading the QEMU files

    Hi team, I have installed the Proxmox VE 7.2.1 and created the Vms in the same, I have created the windows 2019 and inside the RDP when I am reading the bios I am getting the manufacturer as QEMU but not the Physical server details like Model, CPU, or any other hardware-related issues, Are...
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    Enabling IOMMU via Grub, host can no longer communicate with NVMe drive

    Processor: Intel 8700k Mobo: Asus Z390-Prime A VT-d; ON VTx: ON SR-IOV: ON I'm trying to get VMs access to these Mellanox ConnectX-4 NICs. But, when I add the hardware to a VM, I get a warning saying that IOMMU is not enabled. So, I followed the documentation's suggestion to edit...
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    BIOS settings for Fujitsu ROK Windows Server

    Hello I bought Fujitsu TX1330 M4 server hardware and Windows Server 2022 Essentials (ROK for Fujitsu only). When installing directly on hardware the setup reads BIOS and install goes on. But on Proxmox there is a message that Fujitsu hardware is required and it stops. I was trying to add some...
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    How to switch from legacy to EFI boot

    So my setup is I installed a version prior to Proxmox VE 6.4 on my server and recently updated everything to VE 7.1. Since the installation was done in legacy mode I switched to the "Proxmox Boot Tool" which was recommended because of problems with GRUB and ZFS. So I used this tutorial...
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    Proxmox 7.0 Upgrade - Legacy Boot Tool

    Wir möchten gerne unseren Proxmox Server von Version 6.4 auf 7.0 (oder auch 7.1) upgraden. Da unser Server nicht mit UEFI installiert wurde habe ich gelesen das ich zu dem "Proxmox Legacy Boot" switchen soll, da GRUB Probleme hat wenn ZFS auf der Root Partition läuft. Dafür sollen die vfat...
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    [SOLVED] PCI passthrough on old hardware, IOMMU shows enabled, but can't use it

    I'm pretty stuck here. I'm using old laptop hardware, with a i5-4200U, which does support VT-d and virtualization in BIOS, but i can't get it to work, while following the tutorial here: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Pci_passthrough When I try to add a PCI device to a VM, i get this message "No...
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    ACPI enable or disable?

    I saw this in a recent post. Not wanting to hijack the post I created this one. Nov 12, 2021 Be sure to deactivate all acpi states in the BIOS. I had problems on all newer AMD chipsets with acpi (cpu) states enabled while running...
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    Advantages of UEFI install compared to BIOS/Legacy mode?

    Hi, new Proxmox user here. I've just installed PVE in Legacy mode. Now before I continue to set up the system I wondered if there are any advantages to a UEFI install? Looking though Documentation/Forums I could not find a conclusive answer. Having the troubles with UEFI in the back of my head...
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    Only boot if go via BIOS settings (but not change anything)

    Hi, New to proxmox and trying to run VE on an old Dell Inspiron tower. Having basically spent 3 days turning the machine off and on again I've finally been able to get proxmox to boot. It will only boot after I've gone into the BIOS settings and pressed 'save and reset'. I dont have to change...
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    Change from UEFI to Legacy Bios?

    hi fellow Proxmoxers, It seems my old DELL server will not work with a GPU passthrough in UEFI mode. I have successfully configured the passthrough in Legacy Bios (on the host) but on a new Proxmox install on the same machine with UEFI I cant get it to work. In fact the host sometimes freezes...
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    How to?

    Hey! i am new to proxmox, and i had 2 questions! How to acces your mobo bios when running promox? How to run raid in proxmox? (raid1) thanks!
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    Dell R820 Issues

    We are having what appears to be 2 issues with our Dell R820 servers. We are in the process of moving from Hyper-V to Proxmox, and as we migrate we are updating the existing Dell hardware to latest (2.7) BIOS and installing Proxmox. So far we have migrated 2 servers from Windows and have an...

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