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  1. Can't mount 2nd partition of old VM drive

    So I'm trying to mount two old HDD's which used to sit in my old Proxmox v3 node so I can extract some files that one VM had on it. The first HDD went fine, I used # kpartx -a /dev/MediaAux/vm-210-disk-1 to map it then I did # mount /dev/mapper/MediaAux-vm--210--disk--1p1 /mnt/oldnfs/ to mount...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Shrink HDD of cloudinit template

    Hello, I'm trying out cloudinit to deploy our VMs and so far everything is working fine. I've followed the tutorial in the doc to create the template which worked fine. The template had a 3GB HDD (scsi0). I wanted to extend the disk of another VM and by accident I extended the disk of the...
  4. Possible issues due to DM-SMR in recent WD, Seagate, Toshiba drives

    Perhaps this is already old or known news for several people but I thought I should share this news, as I now that many people are using WD Red drives for data storage in Proxmox. I also know that it's mostly related to the consumer line, but still. As mentioned in the bug report from...
  5. Dell r720xd hdd passthrough multiple vm?

    Hello, So I was testing with disk passthrough with my 60tb raid 5 storage on dell 720 server and turns I can pass through the same disk on multiple vms at the same time! I can do r/w on both vms at the same time. I mean is it normal? I tried searching on google but couldn't find any similar...
  6. Host freezes on VM start when passing through SATA disk

    Hi everyone, On my home server I'm trying to pass through a SATA HDD to a VM (Debian/Openmediavault) via a cheap 2-port PCIe SATA controller (ASM1062). I followed the PCI passthrough instructions on the wiki (https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Pci_passthrough). Now every time I start up the VM with...
  7. Dell r720xd 2u 72tb raid5 storage help

    Hi guys, I have installed Proxmox on my dell 720xd and used an ssd drive for installation. Now I have 12*6tb drive on my server and already setup hardware raid5 now how do I use the HDD on Proxmox? I want to create a KVM VM which will be used to host big files such as videos. I tried making the...
  8. Can't add more than 16TB hdd to kvm guest!

    Hello, fellow proxmox users, this is my first thread. I hope you guys are doing well in this pandemic. So I bought this Dell 720xd 2u 72tb+320gb server last month and decided to configure this week and chosen proxmox. I configured everything and added the raid 5 storage to the proxmox. Now I...
  9. Proxmox host crashes fairly often, I think it may have to do with how I am mounting my hard drive to the VM

    I recently added a VM that mounts a hard drive, and then has all of my home media services running (Deluge downloading and seeding, Sonarr and Radarr for library management and SMB server for network access to the hard drive). After adding this my host started crashing randomly and pretty often...
  10. [SOLVED] Wie löse ich mein RAID

    Hallo, ich bin absolut neu in diesem Thema und frage mich wie ich mein RAID am besten löse. Ich habe in einigen Videos gesehen das man bei mit Proxmox selbst ein RAID aus den verschiedenen Platten erstellen kann. Jetzt meine Frage: Ist es sinnvoll das RAID über Proxmox zu machen, oder soll...
  11. HDD as additional lvm-thin

    I'm fairly new to proxmox and linux partitions/volumes in general, so there probably is a very simple solution to this that I am missing. My server has 1x 250GB SSD and 1x 1T HDD. I installed proxmox on the SDD and I'm guessing during installation it created following: LV...
  12. What is the best way to utilize/access a USB HDD attached to the PVE host from within a VM?

    I have a 5 node cluster, each node has 250GB NVMe drives which is fine for everything I do so far. I have a single CIFS for ISOs and backups. So far this all seems to work well for me. I now want to add a Shinobi.video VM to one of the nodes (IP camera recording software). That node happens to...
  13. proxmox replacing raid hdds

    Hi, i have right now old two 500gb HDDs (raid 1 setup) and i think later to replace then with two or three ssd as raid 1 also. How i can do it, for system is understand that replaced one for system to mirror and not as a free memory.
  14. [SOLVED] Proxmox + Nas

    Hello, I'm new to proxmox and virtualization in general. Currently i have two containers running one of which I'd like to use as a NAS with ZFS and RAIDZ5. However I have run into a problem with disks. At first I assumed I should just try to pass the physical drives to the Nas Container for...
  15. ZFS on storage only

    Hi guys, I am absolutely new to Proxmox and also have never installed/configured a virtualisation server for hosting several VMs. So, I heard and thought, Proxmox seems a good idea for that, especially, as I like Debian a lot. The system will be: Ryzen 7 3700X, 32 GB RAM, Gigabyte Mainboard, 1...
  16. [SOLVED] QM Migration Error: vmdk format does not support live migration

    Hallo Zusammen, Wir haben ein Problem beim Migrieren einer VM vom einen Node auf den anderen. Die zu transferierende VM hat 2 Festplatten eingebunden. Eine im local-lvm und eine auf einem Remote Synology Server. Dieser Synology Server ist bei beiden Nodes über NFS unter demselben namen...
  17. Vm kvm+provisioning

    Hello, I installed the latest version of proxmox ve. All is ok. I created a first vm kmv (ubuntu srv) I selected HDD 40GB but, the file created is less than 40GB. I understand the virtual HDD will grow up with what I will fill. But, I would like provisioning this size on the host HDD. How can I...
  18. HDD never spin down

    Hi, I have a Proxmox server (5.2.1) with the config below : - Xeon E5 2650 V2 - 16Gb Ram ECC - 120 GB SSD (KINGSTON SV300S3) - 2x2To HDD (Hitachi HUS72403 and TOSHIBA DT01ACA3) The proxmox server is intalled on the SSD, the containers too. My two hard-drives are configured in RAID 1 with this...
  19. Vorhandene formatiere Festplatte in VM's einbinden

    Hallo, ich habe mich jetzt seit 3 Tragen in Proxmox eingearbeitet. Ich habe noch einen alten Tower hier rumliegen und habe mich dazu entschieden, mich in das Thema Proxmox einzuarbeiten. Im Moment laufen auch zwei VM's (Win7 und DebianStretch). Ich möchte nun ein Festplatte welche als NTFS...
  20. Install Proxmox on 4TB Seagate Skyhawk(Surveillance Grade HDD), good idea?

    I can get a 4TB Skyhawk Surveillance grade HDD cheaper than its Ironwolf sibling, will this have a negative impact on my virtual environment? Seeing that their main difference is Skyhawk is designed for like, depending on who you ask, 75% write and 25% read or 90% write and 10% read while...

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