boot devices

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    Getting original v7 VMs on HDD into v8 parallel installation on NVME

    (minor edits for clarity) Dear Proxmox people wide and far, After deciding to get serious about my Proxmox journey I've found my first massive challenge - in an attempted migration from an old Core 2 Quad to a 12th gen Core i5 platform. Connecting the original SATA HDD with a 2022 Proxmox...
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    Transferring boot copies to other NVMe disks

    Hi, we are having issues with a local server running various NVMe drives and SSDs. The UEFI boot partitions were installed originally to the SSD drives that have been superseeded now by NVMe disks. We just realised that removing the SSD drive leaves the system unbootable as booting from any of...
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    How to install Proxmox to SSD and mirror?

    I have some used server hardware I'm looking to acquire for new homelab Proxmox hosts. The only issue is that there are no hardware raid controllers in these machines. The servers however have room for two SSD's internally. I would like to install Promxox onto an SSD on Sata I and then mirror...
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    How busy is the root disk of a Proxmox system, and which partitions are written to the most?

    Assuming a setup where there is a separate boot disk or disks, and then ZFS storage pools for the actual VMs to live on, how much traffic, on a general basis, and especially write traffic, should be going to the root disk of a Proxmox server? We have two large, multi-core hypervisors with over...
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    Boot order: (no bootdisk)

    Hi, all of sudden, many of the VMs in my cluster show (no bootdisk) in the Boot Order options (see screenshot). If I open the configuration file in /etc/pve/qemu-server/ the "boot" row is configured as boot: c. If I open the option, everything is unset. Sure, I can set the right drive and...
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    [SOLVED] VM only boots from USB key, but not from identical lvm-thin logical volume connected with virt-io or sata

    Hi Proxmoxians, I have created a Linux VM based on HiveOS (which is based on Ubuntu 16.04). The installer image is meant to written to a USB key, which I have done. I passed the USB key to the VM and it's booting and working fine. Of course I don't want to use the USB key forever now. Hence, I...
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    [SOLVED] Ist es möglich die Bootreinfolge von VM´s in Proxmox zu ändern?

    Hey, ich habe einen Festplatte (WD Red mit Linux Betriebssystem) an eine VM weitergeleitet. Nun wollte ich von dieser aus in meiner VM booten. Allerdings möchte Proxmox immer von einer nicht vorhandenen CD / DVD oder anderen Medien booten, dadurch funktioniert das Booten von der HDD nur wenn ich...
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    Proxmox USB/SD Card Boot Recommendations?

    In my home lab, I have 2 Intel NUCs (both only allow 1 * SSD and 1 * NVMe) and I’m currently booting them (UEFI) from the internal SSD. The 2 NUCs are setup in a cluster with an external qdevice for corosync quorum votes. I would like to use these internal SSDs as VM storage to maximise...
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    Installation Questions for ProxMox 5.4 on Dell PowerEdge R710

    Am excited about learning and using ProxMox with ZFS and to this end recently bought a DELL PowerEdge R710 with 96GB Ram, 6x1TB Drives (Hitachi Ultrastar HUA721010KLA330), 1xDVD drive, a pass-through HBA controller for ZFS, and an iDRAC6 Enterprise Mgmt module. I've updated the R710 to latest...


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