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Apr 22

Adding Software RAID to a Proxmox VE 2.0 Install

Sun, 04/22/2012 - 16:19 — peter

Almost two years ago, I documented the process I went through to get Linux software RAID setup on Proxmox VE because Proxmox didn't officially support software RAID (which Linux does, of course). Now the fine folks at Proxmox released Proxmox VE 2.0 adding even greater features to Prox, like high-availability settings, REST api for management, etc… However, Proxmox VE 2.0 still doesn't officially support software RAID out of the box, so I figured it was time to go find out how to do it on this new version… As it turns out, due to the newer version of debian running under VE 2.0, the process is even easier than it was before! Read on and find out how.

Oct 01

Add VLAN tagging to a ProxMoxVE install

Fri, 10/01/2010 - 18:09 — peter
  • perform a normal proxmoxve setup from cd.
  • verify that adapter eth0 is being used in vmbr0 by typing "brctl show" on the command line
  • verify that adapter eth0 is the one with network traffic by typing "tcpdump -nn -i eth0" in the command line
  • if eth0 is not the right adapter (or the one without traffic), change the /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules file, assigning eth0 to the proper interface
  • to find out the proper eth, use "ip link set up dev ethX" where X is a valid eth number a