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    [SOLVED] GPU passthrough - can see but not use

    Been bashing away at this for ~4 weeks so hitting up the forum for help.... Objective: Enable GPUpassthrough on server for use in Blender home render farm. Server; R710 24 core 72 GB RAM 2TB SSD total GPU GT 730 2GB (slim) Proxmox 8.1.3 VM of interest: Info: System has been running VMs fine...
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    How I migrated Proxmox from H700 to H200 IR mode Dell R710, adding ZFS (procedure log)

    Hope this helps someone. Seeing so much information and misinformation out there on the H200i in IR mode in an R710, I just wanted to post my own configuration and experiences with this particular hardware combination. This is my own experience: your mileage may vary, and I always reserve the...
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    Planning first installation on Dell R710 with 6x8TB drives

    I will be installing Proxmox 7.4 but this is a first with a raid setup. Looking to use Raid6 or Raid5 but my only experience is using mdadm to generate the array. Does anyone have a current best practices for 7.4 with raid6. TIA My current setup on this hardware has Ubuntu Server running off a...
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    GPU passthrough windows driver error Tesla M40 Dell R710

    Hi there, I'm trying to pass a tesla m40 into a windows 10 vm on my dell r710. I've followed the official pci passthrough guide and have looked through a bunch of other threads to try and get it working, but to no avail. The gpu shows up in device manager, but it has an error symbol and the...
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    Best practice Dell R710 H700 SMR soho

    Hello, First post. I wanted to see if anyone could offer some suggestions/best practice for configuring a Dell R710 with PERC H700. From what I can tell it looks like a lot of people have come by these units over the last couple years for home experimentation. I've worked though a few...
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    [SOLVED] R710 PCI passthrough for HBA card with X5675 processors?

    EDIT + SOLUTION: if you are having trouble with PCI passthrough on your system and know/believe it should work, be sure to know if you are using GRUB or Systemd-boot first. If you are using UEFI you are probably on Systemd-boot and need to edit /etc/kernel/cmdline and issue pve-efiboot-tool...
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    Install error on Dell R710: ACPI Error

    Hardware: Dell R710 Perc 6/i Controller 2x Xeon 5675@3.07Ghz BIOS Version 6.1.0 I'm receiving this error at boot: ACPI Error: Region IPMI (ID=7) has no handler Several errors after that referring to the handler message. I have previously installed another server from this USB, so I don't...
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    Create a ProxMox VM as an everyday personal computer?

    New to this forum and to ProxMox VE and starting to like it must better that ESXi. So is there a way to use one of the VM's as your everyday personal computer? I have 2 Dell Poweredge R710's, 1 Dell 690 and 1 Dell 670 and would like to utilize them all as Proxmox servers and not a desktop. I...
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    Issues installing

    Hey guys, trying to install proxmox on my r710 is throwing some weird errors; unable to partition hard disk dev/sda. (log in downloads) However after trying to remove any partitions that may be on the disk using Gparted I get this (log in downloads) is there anyone that can help me with...
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    LVM Best Practice Suggestions

    I have a Dell R710 with the following drive configuration. CacheCade and RAID arrays are setup on a H700. 2x 120Gb Kingston SSD (CacheCade) 2x 146Gb Seagate SAS (RAID 1) 4x 600Gb Western Digital SAS (RAID 10) I would like to have Proxmox on the RAID 1 array and use the RAID 10 array for VM...
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    intel_immou=on gives DMAR: Allocating domain for dcdbas failed

    Trying to passthrough my nic with proxmox for a pfsense vm. I tried to follow this: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Pci_passthrough But when i update grub with GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet intel_iommu=on" i get the error: "DMAR: Allocating domain for dcdbas failed" and i lose access to the...


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