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    Booting from USB painfully slow

    Hello, I recently installed Proxmox on a USB 3.2 Gen 2 stick (Kingston DataTraveler Max). The USB is rated for 1000/900 MB/s. I noticed that booting off the USB takes a long time to fully load the kernel and the initrd. Loading the kernel takes about a minute and "Loading initial ramdisk ..."...
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    Create Proxmox in USB bootable but won't boot in HP Proliant server

    I have a problem, my HP Proliant ML110 G7 and ML310e Gen8 v2 server won't boot via USB, even though previously there was no problem when installing ubuntu server, but now when I want to install proxmox 8.1, it seems that the USB is not read when booting. Even tried through manual F11 > 3) USB...
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    USB Flash boot drive keeps going read only

    Yes, I know I'm not working within expected parameters. I took three identical e-waste SFF PCs, installed Proxmox 8.1 on Transcend 128GB JetFlash 920 USB drives for boot and reasonably similar 1TB SATA SSDs in the only internal storage for Ceph. Ceph is working well and I'm able to migrate an...
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    Persistent device names for USB drives containing hypervisor?

    Good day everyone, long time listener first time caller.... I am a CS student and recently picked up a great deal for a home lab: I have an intel H2000WP 4 node server with 512GB ram and 8x xeon e4-2600v2 series cpus. I decided to use proxmox as my hypervisor, and installed all instances to...
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    Proxmox an RCP 4 8GB mit USB-Boot (256GB) / Mount Partitionen

    Hallo Zusammen, ich bin recht neu in die Materie eingestiegen. Konnte aber schon recht erfolgreich Proxmox installieren und das Web-Interface aufrufen. Es werden auch keine Fehler angezeigt und die Updates sind auch OK. Habe allerdings eine Versändnisfrage. Im Anhang kann man die einzelnen...
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    Impossible to boot usb on iMac 2009

    Hello, I would like to install proxmox on an iMac 2009 late. The SIP has been disabled. I used this doc for the install When I boot the iMac with the proxmox usb key and press "alt" I get a white screen and nothing more. I created a second usb with...
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    Advice on moving from ESXi where to install

    Hi, I appreciate any help as I am trying to move from ESXi to Proxmox but i am confused on the install. [Background] I am learning in a home lab and picked up an old Dell server (R520). I am new to ESXi/Proxmox/servers etc I have 6x 4tb Drives in the server. ESXi is running on a USB thumb...
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    [SOLVED] Boot drive disappeared

    I noticed my install of proxmox not working once I got the iDRAC 6 virtual console to work. I rebooted the server, and the boot drive is gone. I booted into GParted, and the boot device doesn't show up there either. For specs I am running my host from a samsung 256GB usb in the internal...
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    [TUTORIAL] Virtual Pendrive on VM

    I searched a lot on the pages but found nothing interesting so decided to write a short tutorial. Virtual Flash Drive is very helpful, many systems require it instead of an iso image, and it will also come in handy for quick tests or fast move files beetwen VM. 1. We create an image of our...
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    v7 iso release 2 on hp z400 failed to install at ramdisk

    I wrote to the USB with Rufus using dd mode. I replaced quiet with nomodeset on the 'Linux line in grub I get the echoed output, then two flashes of the cursor in the top left corner, and the screen goes and remains blank (and have waited over 40 minutes) I have also attempted installing...
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    [SOLVED] Move boot to USB

    I've acquired a few new (to me) HP DL380p G8 servers and plan to get a Proxmox cluster installed on them. These have the infamous P420i RAID controllers in them which will not boot from HDD when in HBA mode. I've done a bunch of research and know other people are successfully doing what I am...
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    Server startet nicht von Proxmox-ISO-Stick

    Ich habe einen Server (Fujitsu RX2450M2) auf dem ich statt VMWARE jetzt gerne Proxmox betreiben will. Der Umzug soll in den nächsten Wochen passieren. Zum Spielen habe ich mir einen "großen" PC aufgebaut, der genug RAM und HDD-Platz hat um erst einmal alles durchzuspielen. Dort habe ich von...
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    IBM X3650 M3 cannot boot PVE from USB stick

    Hi, I followed the official instructions and used Rufus (DD mode) to make a USB thumb drive for my old IBM X3650 M3 (with latest UEFI firmware) but it does not boot up at all. After the UEFI screen, I pressed F12 to select USB device as usual, the screen became black and nothing show up, USB...
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    "GRUB error: failure reading sector ox4a5c from 'hd0'

    Hi all, Been beating my head against a wall over this all weekend, wondering if I'm missing something. I have an AMD Phenom 2 CPU and MSI 890FX motherboard (my previous gaming rig) that I wanted to repurpose for VM usage. Just found out about proxmox, got the latest 6.1 iso and flashed it to...


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