Proxmox

Activaiting CPU AVX for an Proxmox VM

An image I needed said it needed the CPU to support AVX. Yes it was the Mongodb image. Some searching and I found the solution. First check if your CPU supports it, if it does, here is how you activate it! Go to the VM Choose Hardware Choose CPU Click on Type, way down, to the last place in the list, choose host. Now you will have to restart the VM but after that, there should not be any issues starting, as for me, the mongoldb container!
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The story about a server and 10 sad HDDs

This is a story about a few weeks in March of this year. I was able to get my hands on a cheap Dell Poweredge R720 server and I needed disks for storage. I found 10 SAS Seagate Savvio for a reasonable price, bought them, and here is where to story starts. I popped those disks in, the lights on the server were, let’s just say, behaving not normal. After this I tried to find the disks inside iDrac, I was able to see them but not to use them.
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Halloween ghosts in my setup

In some part of the world this weekend is the Halloween weekend… not here I live but that is beside the point. Earlier in the week, I saw that my proxmox server had a bunch of updates needed to be applied, so I said ok, in the corner of my eye I saw that the updates contained an update to 6.09, up until now I had been running 6.07. Didn’t think of it much until later this week when I was about to go in and shut the server down, I wasn’t able to reach the gui, all the VMs where up and running.
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Changing IP on Proxmox 6 with bonds and bridges

I am running Proxmox 6 as my virtualization server, an HP Proliant DL380 G6. It is working just fine, apart from that RAID card… and I still haven’t figured out how use go around it to using ZFS… but that is another discussion. I am restructuring my network to make it more logical and neat. I save the best for last, my VM server. Hardware-wise the server has 4 NIC’s, five to be exact but the last is for ILO.
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