1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. [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...
  4. 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?
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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?
  10. LSI SAS9201-8i (SAS2008) passthrough to FreeNAS

    Hello everyone, I've been fighting this issue for the last day with no success. I've tried all of the methods I found in threads on this forum with no advances. I'm trying to pass an LSI SAS9201-8i card to a FreeNAS VM. I've set the VM to q35 mode, the card to pcie, and tried all combinations...
  11. HP MicroServer Gen8 LSI 9211 HBA Passthrough (Proxmox 6.2)

    Hello all, I’m new around here and new to Proxmox. Fantastic work by all those involved, keep it up! I have been scouring the Internet and in particular this forum and the Proxmox subreddit, but cannot find a definitive answer on how or if PCIe passthrough works on the HP Gen8 MicroServer. I...
  12. HBA Wechsel

    Ich möchte bei meinem System vom Onboard SATA Controller auf zwei H310 im IT-Mode wechseln. Ich habe zwei RAIDZ Pools mit jeweils 4 Platten. Lassen sich die in ZFS Pools befindlichen Platten am OnBoard SATA Controller einfach auf die H310 wechseln? Oder zerstört mir dies die RAIDZ Pools?
  13. ceph osd from Direct attached storage

    have anyone experiences (performance, etc) proxmox with ceph but osd disk, deliver from Direct attached storage via Host-Bus-Adapter thanks.
  14. Passing Though an LSI HBA to VM.

    I'm looking to pass-though an LSI HBA (the 9207-8i) to a VM. I already have everything configured as far as IOMMU groups, VT-d, enabling IOMMU within Proxmox, etc. It's all ready to go except the fact that Proxmox grabs the HBA when the OS starts and I need it to remain free. The Proxmox...
  15. HP DL380 Gen 8 HBA not seen

    I have two servers I am trying to get going but Proxmox does not display the drives attached to the HBAs. They show up fine in the bios and in windows. They each have 2 P420i's sas controllers, each with a single disk tray and 12 drives. Anyone know how to get these seen in Proxmox? Thank you
  16. P420i in HBA mode = no boot ??

    Hello, I have a DL360p with a p420i controller in HBA mode. The server no longer boot on the disks. How to make it boot on the disks? Thank you
  17. [SOLVED] Expanding Volume Passed to VM

    I have an Areca raid controller that I was going to pass to the VM, but I'm having issues with it the VM not being able to reboot because it isn't "releasing" the card. I am going to look into blacklisting it on the host to see if that makes a difference, but I thought, maybe I'd just pass the...
  18. Can't Access Drives on HBA

    Had a working setup of SNAPRAID on an older machine. The drives where attached to an LSI2008 card flashed to IT mode. I moved the all the drives and the HBA to a newer machine that had a clean install of Proxmox already on it. Issue is now Proxmox will not see the drives at all. I am able to...
  19. Thoughts please: pull our the RAID controller and use onboard SATA for ZFS?

    Hi guys, We are running Intel servers with server boards (Intel S2600WTTR) that have a RAID plugin card (Intel RMS3HC080). Currently running in HW RAID 10. On top of that we are currently running ZFS in RAID0 ('one disk'). However, I suspect some locking issues and I want to reinstall one of...
  20. NPIV and vHBA in cluster

    My customer requested to configure a VM in Proxmox in the way similar it is in POWER (VIOS/AIX) systems, mean, a virtual FC host bus adapter should be created over two physical links with it's own wwn that should be transparently presented to FC switching fabric. I've found only few pages where...


The Proxmox community has been around for many years and offers help and support for Proxmox VE, Proxmox Backup Server, and Proxmox Mail Gateway.
We think our community is one of the best thanks to people like you!

Get your subscription!

The Proxmox team works very hard to make sure you are running the best software and getting stable updates and security enhancements, as well as quick enterprise support. Tens of thousands of happy customers have a Proxmox subscription. Get your own in 60 seconds.

Buy now!