[SOLVED] Upgrad 5 to 6 with warning


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May 4, 2014
on my upgrade path (https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_5.x_to_6.0)
i got the error/Warning below --
i just have a singel Server with a couple of VM running.
What is the meaning of the warning, should i really remove proxmov-ve?

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W: (pve-apt-hook) !! WARNING !!
W: (pve-apt-hook) You are attempting to remove the meta-package 'proxmox-ve'!
W: (pve-apt-hook)
W: (pve-apt-hook) If you really want to permanently remove 'proxmox-ve' from your system, run the following command
W: (pve-apt-hook) touch '/please-remove-proxmox-ve'
W: (pve-apt-hook) run apt purge proxmox-ve to remove the meta-package
W: (pve-apt-hook) and repeat your apt invocation.
W: (pve-apt-hook)
W: (pve-apt-hook) If you are unsure why 'proxmox-ve' would be removed, please verify
W: (pve-apt-hook) - your APT repository settings
W: (pve-apt-hook) - that you are using 'apt full-upgrade' to upgrade your system
E: Sub-process /usr/share/proxmox-ve/pve-apt-hook returned an error code (1)
E: Failure running script /usr/share/proxmox-ve/pve-apt-hook
i also get this error doing a apt update

# apt update
Ign:1 https://enterprise.proxmox.com/debian/pve buster InRelease
Err:2 https://enterprise.proxmox.com/debian/pve buster Release
401 Unauthorized
Hit:3 http://ftp.ch.debian.org/debian buster InRelease
Hit:4 http://packages.icinga.com/debian icinga-buster InRelease
Hit:5 http://download.proxmox.com/debian/ceph-luminous buster InRelease
Get:6 http://security.debian.org buster/updates InRelease [39.1 kB]
Hit:7 http://download.proxmox.com/debian/corosync-3 stretch InRelease
Reading package lists... Done
E: The repository 'https://enterprise.proxmox.com/debian/pve buster Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
so my
# vi /etc/apt/sources.list
1 deb http://ftp.ch.debian.org/debian buster main contrib
2 # deb http://download.proxmox.com/debian buster
4 # security updates
5 deb http://security.debian.org/ buster/updates main contrib
7 deb http://packages.icinga.com/debian icinga-buster main
8 deb-src http://packages.icinga.com/debian icinga-buster main


The proxmox repo is not correct, change to:
deb http://download.proxmox.com/debian/pve buster pve-no-subscription

Or if you have a subscription then activate it so that the enterprise.proxmox.com repo can be accessed
Hello Thomas @t.lamprecht
i think the upgrade worked - exept i don't have access to the web gui ;-)

# pveversion -v
proxmox-ve: 6.0-2 (running kernel: 5.0.21-4-pve)
pve-manager: 6.0-11 (running version: 6.0-11/2140ef37)
pve-kernel-helper: 6.0-11
pve-kernel-5.0: 6.0-10
pve-kernel-5.0.21-4-pve: 5.0.21-8
pve-kernel-4.15.18-21-pve: 4.15.18-48
pve-kernel-4.4.98-5-pve: 4.4.98-105
ceph-fuse: 12.2.12-pve1
corosync: 3.0.2-pve4
criu: 3.11-3
glusterfs-client: 5.5-3
ksm-control-daemon: 1.3-1
libjs-extjs: 6.0.1-10
libknet1: 1.13-pve1
libpve-access-control: 6.0-3
libpve-apiclient-perl: 3.0-2
libpve-common-perl: 6.0-6
libpve-guest-common-perl: 3.0-2
libpve-http-server-perl: 3.0-3
libpve-storage-perl: 6.0-9
libqb0: 1.0.5-1
lvm2: 2.03.02-pve3
lxc-pve: 3.2.1-1
lxcfs: 3.0.3-pve60
novnc-pve: 1.1.0-1
openvswitch-switch: 2.10.0+2018.08.28+git.8ca7c82b7d+ds1-12
proxmox-mini-journalreader: 1.1-1
proxmox-widget-toolkit: 2.0-8
pve-cluster: 6.0-7
pve-container: 3.0-10
pve-docs: 6.0-8
pve-edk2-firmware: 2.20190614-1
pve-firewall: 4.0-7
pve-firmware: 3.0-4
pve-ha-manager: 3.0-2
pve-i18n: 2.0-3
pve-qemu-kvm: 4.0.1-4
pve-xtermjs: 3.13.2-1
qemu-server: 6.0-13
smartmontools: 7.0-pve2
spiceterm: 3.1-1
vncterm: 1.6-1
found the problem

# systemctl status pveproxy pvedaemon

# pvecm updatecerts --force

and the webGui access is solved.

so all is solved and upgrade done, thanks for the help
have a nice day
Team, i using ceph for ovh and the version is the 10.2 (lumious). I dont can change this version.
I can and will upgrade my cluster proxmox to 6?

precondition say:

Can I upgrade my cluster to version 6.0 and use ceph luminuous?
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