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    P2V Win Srv 2016 not booting on Proxmox

    Hello everyone, It's a couple days I'm struggling with a Windows Server 2016 migration. Here what I've done: Installed VirtIO drivers on the phisical srv (even if probably it's useless) Exported a qcow2 image with Starwind P2V Converter Imported the qcow2 on proxmox and created a vm with...
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    Proxmox fails to boot when an empty NVME drive is removed

    Hello! I am having an issue with proxmox failing to boot properly when I remove an empty M.2 NVME drive. For context, I have the proxmox host OS and its associated boot partitions on a different SSD, with my VMs being stored on another M.2 NVME. I had been running Ubuntu and virtualizing...
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    Laptop Need to kept open to boot

    Linux proxmox 5.15.107-2-pve Every boot It's needs the laptop lid kept open, otherwise it won't boot.
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    power outage broke configuration

    up until today, i was running my server perfectly with no issues whatsoever. then a power outage happened like 2 hours ago and my server is unable to boot (not even showing motherboard logo). in the process of troubleshooting, i removed my passthroughed gpu and with integrated graphics only it...
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    My proxmox is not booting

    Hello, there was no space on my proxmox server, I was not very good in server management. I logged in to server via ssh and I removed /lib/modules folder by mistake to arrange some free space to server. Than l Logged in to the proxmox and removed on of the VPS servers. When I try to reboot the...
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    VE-Unable to boot ZFS (raid1) as root file system

    Hello, The server has been working properly for 2 years. At some point it stopped working and hung. When I tried to restart it, it went into a boot loop that I don't know how to get out of. I don't know how I can open a terminal session so that I can analyze the server. I attach photos of the...
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    [SOLVED] Unable to boot ZFS (raid10) as root file system

    Dear all! I just tried to install my Proxmox VE 7.1 with ZFS as my root file system. I am using an Lenovo ThinkSystem SR530 Server with a Lenovo 530-8i (LSI 9440-8i) flashed to IT-Mode (LSI 9400-8i) and 4 x Intel S4610 960GB SSD Drives attached to it. The installation was done using UEFI Mode...
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    Proxmox won't start after kernal update

    I decided to start the Monday by updating one of my Proxmox servers to a new kernel version. The update went well, but the boot process did not. Pilot manages to start and in there I can see that these services failed to load, quite a few and some bloody important; apparmor, kmod...
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    Proxmox bootup failure with NIC cards connected

    Dear All, I have recently bought 6 Dell R820. On all I have installed Proxmox. On 4 of these, when the NIC cards (2) are connected the servers cannot start. Following the initial server bootup, and the message "Starting Grub" a text screen (I have never seen it before) which says: An error...
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    Windows VMs stuck on boot after Proxmox Upgrade to 7.0

    Hi guys, I hope you can help me with a strange problem I've encountered with my Windows VMs since Proxmox upgrade from 6.4-13. When I restart a VM which was running a couple of weeks, the boot process often gets stuck on the windows boot logo and the "circle" just keeps on spinning. If I...
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    Proxmox 7.1 - Can't boot if screen unppluged

    Hi everyone, I have a small and disturbing problem. I have an old PC that I use as a hypervisor for my classes to run small VMs remotely. Previously I had Windows Server 2019 natively installed on it and was running my VMs with VMware Workstation. I was able to boot the PC without any problem...
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    Proxmox bootet nicht mehr richtig

    Leider bootet mein Proxmox seit einiger Zeit nicht mehr wirklich. Das einzige was ich sehe, wenn ich mich mit einem Bildschirm direkt drauf schalte ist: /dev/mapper/pve-root: clean files ****/***** blocks ****/***** Auch nach 30min warten passiert nichts. Hat jemand eine Idee wie ich das lösen...
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    Boot failed after upgrading to 7.0-11

    Hello, I upgraded my system today from 6 to 7. I do the instructions from and all looking fine. Furthermore, I have run the script pve6to7 with --full and without --full and no Errors or something else was reported. So run the rest and...
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    [SOLVED] Accidentally deleted root=ZFS=rpool in kernel/cmdline and boot hangs

    Hello, Urgently need help. I have research work data on it:oops: Story: My GPU passthrough has been working well on both 6.2.55 and 65. Because I used update-initramfs -u -k all, both .55 and .65 has GPU frame buffer disable thus no host display out. I was trying to reverse GPU passthrough...
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    Proxmox keine Web GUI und Fehler 30: Read-only file system

    Liebe Proxmox-Community, seit heute habe ich ein massives Problem mit meinem Proxmox-Server. Als erstes merkte ich, dass die Weboberfläche unter https://server-ip:8006 nicht mehr erreichbar war. Ich konnte ich mich noch per SSH mit meinem Server verbinden. Allerdings musste ich feststellen...
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    Proxmox Stuck on Boot after passthrough

    Hi everyone, I have my PROXMOX server installed on a intel nuc10i5 8gb ram and two ssds On one Home assistant VM, pihole in a CT and in the second ssd a Ubuntu VM with zoenminder. I tried to passthrough the GPU but when i restarted proxmox, now it's stuck whitout GUI and terminal. Here two...
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    [SOLVED] grub prompt on boot up

    Hello, community! I am in trouble. And at the mercy of some smart people in this forum. Here is the situation: Server was working fine Monday morning. 2h later - everything dead. Connected a monitor to the server and was greeted by the grub rescure prompt. "Error: attempt to read or write...
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    [SOLVED] suddenly, grub fails to boot PBS

    Today, I started my Proxmox Backup server, and grub fails to boot. The server is a repurposed old machine with two 4TB HDD with ZFS RAID 1. This kind of failure happened to me in the past with PVE, when I was trying to have ZFS disks connected to a Dell PERC controller (an unhealthy idea that...
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    [SOLVED] Adding HDD ends in dead network and "Can't load firmware file "bnx2/bnx2-mips-09-6.2.1b.fw"

    UPDATE for anyone finding this via a search: The solution is in the last post. TLDR; use UUIDs in fstab. For some reason proxmox uses the old /dev/sdx system and it breaks boot. I just tried to add new drives to my Proliant server but it boots up with all network interfaces as DOWN and an error...
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    [SOLVED] Latest systemd/udev breaks network device naming!!

    After updating to latest systemd* packages: libsystemd0:amd64 (232-25+deb9u9, 232-25+deb9u11), udev:amd64 (232-25+deb9u9, 232-25+deb9u11), libudev1:amd64 (232-25+deb9u9, 232-25+deb9u11), systemd-sysv:amd64 (232-25+deb9u9, 232-25+deb9u11), libpam-systemd:amd64 (232-25+deb9u9, 232-25+deb9u11)...


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