[PVE-User] Pfsense in a KVM questions

Gilles Mocellin gilles.mocellin at nuagelibre.org
Wed Nov 6 18:36:28 CET 2013

Le 06/11/2013 18:17, Rob Fantini a écrit :
> On 11/06/2013 12:00 PM, Michael Rasmussen wrote:
>> On Wed, 06 Nov 2013 11:28:41 -0500
>> Rob Fantini <rob at fantinibakery.com> wrote:
>>> I think many others  use pfsense in a KVM.
>>> check forum for threads about cpu type.   I think we had to use a 
>>> particular type.
>> If it is Intel chipset on the motherboard newer than Sandy Bridge you
>> should install the i386 version of pfSense and use qemu32 as cpu. Also
>> no virtio or sata. Personally I use ide and E1000 nics.
> Can I ask if you use PVE high availability for  the pfsense KVM?
> Or would two  KVM's connected using  PfSense's carp based high 
> availability be a simpler way to go?

If you use two VM with CARP, you can do upgrades, maintenance without 
disturbing your production.

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