[pve-devel] [PATCH 0/3] Windows 11 OS type and UI improvements

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Tue Oct 12 17:24:10 CEST 2021

On 12.10.21 15:51, Aaron Lauterer wrote:
> Works. As discussed off list, we should make it clearer in the "System"
> panel, that the TPM and EFI disk settings (Storage selection and such) belong
> to those "Checkboxes". While it is somewhat clear if enabled manually, it is
> quite confusing with them already enabled because one chose Win11 as guest OS
> in the previous step.

as dicussed off-list, I'd just extend the field labels for the respective storage selector.

- "EFIvars Storage"
- "TPM Storage"

> Additionally, setting the RAM to a default of 4096 for Win11 guests might be
> a good idea, as the Win11 installer will refuse to install because the
> requirements are not met if there is not enough RAM. A too small disk
> (<52GiB) will cause a warning in the Disk selection dialog of the installer,
> but it will still install.

Yes, thought about that too when running into the very dubious and unhelpful
"your system does not fulfill the min reqs. but we won't tell you why" the
first time.
With the new OS type we can default to 4 GiB memory and 64 GiB root disk for
win11 in addtion to the defaults changed here.

> Besides that:
> Tested-By: Aaron Lauterer <a.lauterer at proxmox.com>

thanks, those tags are always valuable!

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