hard drive

  1. Replacing a failing hard drive

    Hello everybody, I'm sorry, this is my first post, so please don't blame me if I'm missing some piece of information. Will be glad to provide you with all the required info useful to resolve my case. I've installed Proxmox on a mini PC, on a M.2 sata 256GB hard drive, which is the only attached...
  2. Unable to active Storage -Directory is expected to be a mount point but is not mounted

    HI Guys i am new to Proxmox, i took my hardrive out put it back in now im getting this error message, any suggestion please?
  3. Why "discard" isn't enabled by default?

    I was wondering, why the "discard" option at Hard Disk isn't set by default. Can that cause negative effects or why it's not set by default?
  4. SATA Passthrough without RAID Controller IT Mode

    Hello, it is possible without RAID Controller in IT Mode several SATA hard drives to a VM like Openmediavault? Would this work with a SATA adapter?
  5. Share a virtual drive amongst multiple VMs?

    I'd like to create a virtual hard drive and mount it to multiple VMs, some with read-only access. I do not want to share anything with the host and do not want to use networking to accomplish this. Is this something that's possible? Thanks.
  6. Storage Help - Proxmox Newbie

    Hi all, Extremely new to proxmox and have never really used Linux before. I've got two physical machines that I've put together in a cluster, although when configuring them I've accidentally put one on ZFS storage and one to whatever the default is. I've been able to setup vms on my server...
  7. 1 Transcend 128GB SSD + 1 4TB Ironwolf HDD = Good idea?

    So my purple western digital 2TB hard drive decided to die last week good thing I was able to still recover the data because I converted the thin volume(1.7TB of it) as an ext4 partition where I can store all my files, and the root fs took only less than 100GB where the boot partition resides ...
  8. How to spin down temporarily unused hard drives

    Hi there, I have a small home server with 5 hard drives. 4 of those just contain movies and since I just watch a couple of movies per week it would be ideal to shut the drives down when they are not in use. From what I read, the problem is pvestatd which spins the drives up right after they...
  9. Sugesstion for hardware

    Hello. Need to buy server for education purpose. (looking in HP dirrection) It will be used for students LABS - who will install and configure different OS simultaneously (at the same time) Need that Proxmox worked fine with 12 students working (simultaneously) What to look for in hardware...
  10. Backup Drive accessible from LXC and VM for RSYNC offsite

    First of all - great software. I'm getting into IT and learning Proxmox. I want to set-up a remote server running Proxmox and VM for CentoOS7 that will run a webserver. The server specs are Dual - Xeon E5, primary drive - 960GB SSD, 2nd drive - 2TB SATA, 96GB RAM. I want to install Proxmox on...
  11. New Proxmox machine HDD not fully usable

    Hi All, I use local storage for some intensive VMs, since I don't have a robust enough storage system yet. I currently just installed proxmox on a new-to-me Dell R620. I am using 146GB drives in a RAID1 and the installer detected them as such. But now that i've joined this machine to my...
  12. Unable To Install Proxmox With ZFS RAIDZ Due To 1 Hard Drive Being Slightly Smaller

    First, thank you for this wonderful ESXi alternative! My issue is that I'm unable to install Proxmox 4.2-17/e1400248 on 3X 4TB hard drives in a ZFS RAIDZ because one drive is 1MB smaller than the other two (all of the hard drives are the same make and model). Proxmox complains that the drives...
  13. Add physical hard drive read/write permission to a VM

    Hi, I recently used ESXi, and had set up two VM's. One for Ubuntu Server 16 and one for a NAS program I have been using for a few years, called NASLite-M2 x64. Previously I had only used my server as a NASLite box exclusively, and the hard disks have data on them I do not want to lose or...


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