power management

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    Proxmox on a Laptop with Gnome + Power Management + Suspend + Bluetooth + Wifi

    I want to use my Laptop (Dell XPS 9520) with Proxmox as the base/host OS with Gnome desktop and functional basic laptop features, like Suspend, Power Management, Wireless and Bluetooth, I have tried the following options: 1.- Installed Proxmox then Gnome desktop: - I couldn't get Wifi and...
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    [SOLVED] How to reduce power consumption?

    I use a computer with 2 Xeon Gold 6140 CPUs to install proxmox. When the machine is idle, I check the frequency and it is running at the base frequency (2.3 Ghz) for all cores. The driver being used is intel_pstate. Governor mode is "performance". - When I switch the governor to "powersave"...
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    Appliance powers off on Proxmox crash

    I run Proxmox 7.3-4 bare-metal on a Protecti Vault VP4670. If a VM has to be force unlocked using qm unlock <vm-num>, the appliance powers down. I think Proxmox is crashing but I'm newbie enough to not know for sure. A trip through syslog didn't show an obvious crash. The BIOS on the...
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    power usage

    I recently switched to proxmox on a Dell OptiPlex 7050: 3.4 GHz Intel Core i5-7500 Quad-Core 32GB of 2400 MHz DDR4 RAM 512GB SSD NVMe PCIe no spinning disks baseline power consumption: 28W (thus without any VM's running) Is this OK? Some people suggest that it is rather high, but when I run...
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    ProxMox power management.

    As above. Ive just replaced my "starter" system which was an Optiplex 3050, 32gb, wireless, bluetooth, 500gb SSD and a 2TB sata drive. Running a couple of VMs (Home assistant and PiHole resulted in a 7w idle power draw which was insanely brilliant. Ive upgraded to a Dell Precision 3260 Compact...
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    Does proxmox have integration with ups?

    just bought some UPS to protect against power failure and electrical spikes. the UPS support powerwalker, any tips or best practice how to integrate it ? the ups should have enough capacity to maintain the servers under full load for around 10 minuts and low load for at least double i am...
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    Slim down Promxmox? Disable corosync, pve-ha services?

    Hi, I'm running a single node Proxmox server as my homelab. Is it possible to disable / switch off unncessary services? What services could I switch off? pve-ha-lrm pve-ha-crm spiceproxy (don't use) corosync Probably some (all) are vital, but I'd appreciate some insights on what I could...


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