[pve-devel] [PATCH v2 00/22] add automated/unattended installation

Aaron Lauterer a.lauterer at proxmox.com
Fri Feb 23 12:37:53 CET 2024

On 2/23/24 11:19, Friedrich Weber wrote:
> On 21/02/2024 12:07, Aaron Lauterer wrote:
>> This patch series adds the possibility to do an automated / unattended
>> installation of Proxmox VE.
> Gave this a quick spin installing some virtual PVE hosts with a simple
> static IP + ext4 setup. Generated an ISO from my `answer.toml` with:
> $ mkisofs -o /var/lib/vz/template/iso/test.iso -iso-level 3 -V
> proxmoxinst answer.toml
> Attached it as a second CD/DVD drive to the VM, works quite well! :)
> One thing I noticed: At first I forgot to set any `filter.` option in
> the [network] section. As a result I got an "Installation aborted" after
> "Setting network configuration", and nothing more in
> /tmp/auto_installer.log. It makes sense that the installer can't apply
> the settings without a device filter, but it would be good to get an
> error message. AFAICT the same thing happens if there is no filter in
> [disks].

Thanks! I will see how these checks can be made earlier and in the helper tool as well when validating an answer file.

> I hope to do some more tests next week, but wanted to report the above
> already today.

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