proxmox 8.0.4 install on Debian 12 Hetzner AX41-NVMe boot error freeze at boot on systemd-random-service - boot failure - Green Screen - BSOD

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boot error systemd :-

so i have a Hetzner AX41-NVMe server with Hetzner Debian 12 install but after installing proxmox and rebooting i get an error on boot. these are the commands i use to install proxmox:-

echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://download.proxmox.com/debian/pve bookworm pve-no-subscription" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pve-install-repo.list

wget https://enterprise.proxmox.com/debian/proxmox-release-bookworm.gpg -O /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/proxmox-release-bookworm.gpg

apt update && apt full-upgrade -y
apt install pve-kernel-6.2 -y
systemctl reboot

but on boot the attached image is displayed on screen

I get BSOD with error relating to systemd-random-service - Load/Save random seed

booting from original kernel works fine but booting from proxmox kernel i get the above error

this error only happens on Hetzner Debain 12 image. but works fine on other AX41-NVMe server. (promox iso boot's fine)
 

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ls -l /boot/
total 182584
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 259602 Sep 7 09:39 config-6.1.0-12-amd64
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 259421 Sep 29 06:15 config-6.1.0-13-amd64
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 275520 Sep 28 15:53 config-6.2.16-15-pve
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Jan 1 1970 efi
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Oct 14 17:37 grub
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 44153732 Oct 14 13:24 initrd.img-6.1.0-12-amd64
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 44132032 Oct 14 17:37 initrd.img-6.1.0-13-amd64
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 60033560 Oct 14 19:02 initrd.img-6.2.16-15-pve
drwx------ 2 root root 16384 Oct 14 13:24 lost+found
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Oct 14 17:37 pve
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 83 Sep 7 09:39 System.map-6.1.0-12-amd64
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 83 Sep 29 06:15 System.map-6.1.0-13-amd64
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7683384 Sep 28 15:53 System.map-6.2.16-15-pve
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8139648 Sep 7 09:39 vmlinuz-6.1.0-12-amd64
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8135584 Sep 29 06:15 vmlinuz-6.1.0-13-amd64
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 13602336 Sep 28 15:53 vmlinuz-6.2.16-15-pve
 
boot error systemd :-

so i have a Hetzner AX41-NVMe server with Hetzner Debian 12 install but after installing proxmox and rebooting i get an error on boot. these are the commands i use to install proxmox:-

echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://download.proxmox.com/debian/pve bookworm pve-no-subscription" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pve-install-repo.list

wget https://enterprise.proxmox.com/debian/proxmox-release-bookworm.gpg -O /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/proxmox-release-bookworm.gpg

apt update && apt full-upgrade -y
apt install pve-kernel-6.2 -y
systemctl reboot

but on boot the attached image is displayed on screen

I get BSOD with error relating to systemd-random-service - Load/Save random seed

booting from original kernel works fine but booting from proxmox kernel i get the above error

this error only happens on Hetzner Debain 12 image. but works fine on other AX41-NVMe server. (promox iso boot's fine)
Hi,
I recently rented 3 Hetzner AX41 servers and I too had a lot of difficulty installing Proxmox 8 VE on Debian 12, while everything went smoothly with the Proxmox ISO: the problems were related to the Realtek network card and an incompatibility with the Nouveau Nvidia drivers.

After many attempts I managed to find a way to install, this is what I did:
after installing the VE Proxmox Kernel (apt install pve-kernel-6.2 -y) and before rebooting, to disable the drivers type

echo blacklist nouveau > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf
echo options nouveau modeset=0 >> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf
echo blacklist nvidiafb > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidiafb.conf


update the VE kernel image with
update-initramfs -u -k <pve_kernel_release>
(in your case update-initramfs -u -k 6.2.16-15-pve)

If your AX41 server uses a Realtek Ethernet card, install the drivers with

apt-get install firmware-realtek firmware-misc-nonfree

and then update all images with the correct Realtek drivers
update-initramfs -u -k all

At this point perform a reboot and continue with the installation of Proxmox.

Good luck
Roberto
 
Hi,
I recently rented 3 Hetzner AX41 servers and I too had a lot of difficulty installing Proxmox 8 VE on Debian 12, while everything went smoothly with the Proxmox ISO: the problems were related to the Realtek network card and an incompatibility with the Nouveau Nvidia drivers.

After many attempts I managed to find a way to install, this is what I did:
after installing the VE Proxmox Kernel (apt install pve-kernel-6.2 -y) and before rebooting, to disable the drivers type

echo blacklist nouveau > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf
echo options nouveau modeset=0 >> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf
echo blacklist nvidiafb > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nvidiafb.conf


update the VE kernel image with
update-initramfs -u -k <pve_kernel_release>
(in your case update-initramfs -u -k 6.2.16-15-pve)

If your AX41 server uses a Realtek Ethernet card, install the drivers with

apt-get install firmware-realtek firmware-misc-nonfree

and then update all images with the correct Realtek drivers
update-initramfs -u -k all

At this point perform a reboot and continue with the installation of Proxmox.

Good luck
Roberto
thanks for the reply that worked
 

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