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    PCIe Passthrough & IOMMU issues

    Hi all, first off, I'm a noob and gradually learning this stuff, so thank you ahead of time for your patience and help with getting me through this Secondly, I promise I've spent days researching the answers myself before creating this thread. I've followed the guides, the official docs and I...
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    First installation - storage best practice for OS, VMs and Data in one server

    Hi there- this is my first Proxmox install, so maybe one of you could give me some guidance or point me to a good resource concerning storage organisation. I researched it but did not come to a full conclusion yet: So I am about to get a decent server with at least 8x SAS/SATA in HBA mode (no...
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    downsides of using Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 in HBA mode - ZFS

    Hi peeps, I want to setup a new Proxmox machine and I am looking at buying some refurbished HP ProLiant DL380 Gen10 which sports a Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 RAID controller. I plan to use ZFS as base file system and read that the said controller takes the role of a HBA for all non-RAID...
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    Need Help Optimizing NVMe SSD Performance on Proxmox

    I have a setup that I believe should be capable of much higher read speeds than what I am currently achieving, and I'm hoping the community can help me troubleshoot and get the most out of my hardware. Here are the details of my setup: Hardware: HP ML350 Gen10 CPU: Xeon 3106 1.7GHz (single...
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    Stuck at EFI stub

    Hi everyone, I've been using Proxmox for a few years now and I've been extremely happy with it. I'm making a new deployment on a Dell Poweredge r530 Server and I'm having some strange problems. I had previously used Proxmox 7.4 with no issues at all, however a fresh Proxmox 8.0 install is giving...
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    Configuration HBA SAS FlashSystem 5015

    hello gentlemen, I have an SR650 V2 server connected via 2x SAS/HBA cables to each node of an IBM FlashSystem 5015. I do all the storage configuration, making the volumes available to the host (SR650), but it is showing duplicate volumes: What configuration should I perform to recognize in...
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    Netapp HBA support

    Hi, I'm running a single Proxmox server. It's a HP 380 Gen 9 with the latest BIOS. Now I got my hands on a NetApp shelf, with HBA and QSFP cables to hook it up. HOWEVER. Whenever I try to boot the server with the HBA installed, it goes no further then "initialising RAMdisk" The Server does go...
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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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    Proxmox boot stuck on: "mpt3sas_cm0: overriding MVDATA EEDPTagMode setting"

    Hello everyone, I am running Proxmox VE where I virtualized Ubuntu Server LTS 22.04 and TrueNAS Scale as VMs and everything was working fine. Recently, I have decided to add 4 more disks to my pool via HBA which is LSI SAS 9300-8i. After the upgrade, the boot load starts and gets stuck with...
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    [SOLVED] - Replacement HBA 9300-16i not showing disks to Proxmox host

    Hi All, I have already resolved my issue but I am just doing this post to show how my mindset at the time steered me down a rabbit hole of brute-force clicking and how a simple command highlighted the problem TLDR; before rage-clicking firmware on your newly installed mystery HBA you got from...
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    HBA Mode not S.M.A.R.T

    Hello, I have a HP Proliant DL360 Gen9 with a HBA 240 card in HBA mode, with HP Enterprise SSD disks, but i dont get the S.M.A.R.T. options? anybody a idea?
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    [SOLVED] Proxmox with HBA installed doesnt list Internal Nic in "ip a"

    So i have scoured the web for hours looking for my problem and i find things that are close but not clearly the same. Im seasoned in linux but its still a bit foreign to me so please forgive me. Anyway, as the title states, When I install my HBA (LSI 9210-8i with FW P20 IT), I lose integrated...
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    Recommended way to use a HBA/SAS Expander in LXC

    I have been trying the past week to move most of my VMs over to LXC since they all run Linux anyway. The only thing I'm struggling with is finding a easy solution to pass through my SAS expander or the block devices directly to the container so I can do all the mounting in there. Obviously with...
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    Proxmox goes offline when passthrough of HBA card to VM is applied

    Hello, I am using Proxmox VE v7.2.3 and I want to passthrough a PCIe RAID Controller Card (LSI MegaRAID SATA-SAS 9260-8i is the card in question, to be exact) with two 12 GB Ironwolf NAS drives. When I tried to passthrough this card to my TrueNAS Core VM, the whole Proxmox froze and went...
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    [SOLVED] PCI-E pass though crashing system

    My Truenas core vm is crashing when I try to pass my HBA to it. Both Intel Virtualization Technology and VT-d is enabled in the bios. I've gone through all the whole of 10.9: https://pve.proxmox.com/pve-docs/pve-admin-guide.html#qm_pci_passthrough root@BarryProxmox:~# pveversion -v proxmox-ve...
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    Connect a Dell PowerVault MD1200 for ZFS: is PERC H200e suitable?

    I have a PowerVault MD1200 array that I would like to use with ZFS. Host is a PowerEdge R710. Is PERC H200e (also known as Dell 6Gbps SAS HBA Adapter) suitable for this task?
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    Recommendations: Raid Cards HBA's and Networking

    This has probably been gone over one million times already but time for another round. I did a quick search for the title but didn't find anything that makes much sense for my application in the first 5 threads. I currently have two HP DL380 G7 machines with X5675's 128Gb Ram and consumer drive...
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    Proxmox stuck by H240

    Hello, I’m using proxmox remotely because of my military service. I installed H240 on the server when I went on vacation while serving. It seems working well at first. But it wasn’t. It seems like because bad hard drive. But I can’t plug out that disk while I’m here (the army). H240 (hba...
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    HP HBA Mode SD Card Boot Partition ZFS Raid 1 Mirror

    Hi Ive been trying to install Proxmox on a HP Gen 8 with its 420i in HBA mode and a ZFS Raid 1 Mirror on two 146 SAS Drives. Obviously I cant/wont get it to boot. Ive got a 4Gb SD card installed and trying to move the boot partition to it following various howtos on Proxmox forum and from the...
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    best way to add different sized disks with 9305-16i hba to proxmox? disks not showing in vg

    Hey all, I played around with proxmox a bit and originally had my 6 disks which range from 1tb to 2tb to 10tb directly connected to the motherboards sata ports, and I was able to create vg's with said disks, in the gui it says " vgcreate sda /dev/sda error: Run `vgcreate --help' for more...


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