[PVE-User] Proxmox VE 3.1 beta (pvetest)

Martin Maurer martin at proxmox.com
Wed Aug 14 14:29:54 CEST 2013

Hi all,

We just uploaded a bunch of packages to our pvetest repository (http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Package_repositories) , including all features and packages for the upcoming stable release of 3.1, including update management via GUI, SPICE and the brand new GlusterFS storage plugin.

Release notes

- pve-kernel-2.6.32-23-pve (2.6.32-109)
  * update to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab079.5.src.rpm
  * remove fix-ipoib-add-missing-lock.patch (now upstream)
  * include Highpoint 2710 RAID driver
  * update megaraid_sas to 6.600.18.00

- lvm2 (2.02.98-pve4)
  * New upstream release (fix for udev rules)

- pve-cluster (3.0-5)
  * add migration_unsecure param to datacenter.cfg

- pve-manager (3.1-1)
  * add GUI for GlusterFS storage
  * vzdump: wait one second before unmounting the snapshot (avoid device busy error)
  * apt: try to detect new packages
  * tell apt to use http_proxy settings
  * support to view changelogs for available pve packages
  * allow to configure cipher list for pveproxy
  * automatically add pve repository to apt sources list
  * allow to use serial terminal as display
  * avoid apt autoremoval for pve-kernel packages
  * fix proxy loop assertion
  * pveproxy: use same cipher list as debian apache ssl.conf
  * avoid apt autoremoval for pve-kernel packages
  * correctly initialize $rpcenv in spiceproxy
  * fix bug #437: include pve-libspice-server1 in package list
  * new pveupgrade script, used to display additional information to the user (reboot required? database up to date? ...)
  * add button to display package versions, to provide same info as 'pveversion -v' on GUI
  * allow to send notification mail about new packages
  * add package update manager to GUI
  * update Norwegian translations
  * rrd display : avoid 2 refresh
  * avoid gzip http response for png & gif & jar

- pve-qemu-kvm (1.4-17)
  * add experimental code to support spice
  * add usbredir support to spice
  * add patch to use pce certs for spice by default
  * disable spice-socket.patch
  * allow to query spice ticket
  * enable glusterfs backend

- qemu-server (3.0-30)
  * fix bugs in migration code (wrong qw() usage)
  * vncproxy: load config from correct node
  * allow to use a socket for serial devices
  * implement 'qm terminal' to open terminal via serial device
  * add ability to run without graphic card ('vga: serial[n]')
  * add support for unsecure/fast migration (setting in datacenter.cfg)
  * remove spice cert paths (depend on pve-qemu-kvm >= 1.4-16)
  * implement spice seamless migration
  * support usb redirection devices for spice (usb[n]: spice)
  * disable tablet device by default for spice
  * spiceproxy API: allow client to choose proxy address
  * spiceproxy API: read cert subject name directly using Net::SSLeay
  * spice: use TLS (encrypt whole traffic)

  * support for Spice protocol (technology preview, http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/SPICE)
- glusterfs storage plugin 3.4
  * support for glusterfs (technology preview)

- Countless other bug fixes, see https://git.proxmox.com

A big Thank-you to our active community for all feedback, testing, bug reporting and patch submissions.
Best regards,

Martin Maurer
Proxmox VE project leader

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