[PVE-User] preseeding PVE installation

Chance Ellis chance_ellis at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 4 13:56:57 CET 2017


Hi Emmanuel,

ZFS RAID 1 is supported for installation correct?

> On Jan 4, 2017, at 7:24 AM, Emmanuel Kasper <e.kasper at proxmox.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 01/04/2017 12:27 PM, Vadim Bulst wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> 
>> I'd like to preseed / automate the PVE-installation with Foreman. I'm
>> following the howto to install PVE on Debian Jessie (
>> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Install_Proxmox_VE_on_Debian_Jessie ) . My
>> question is about partition layout. The first two disks should be
>> assembled to a software-raid and used to hold the regular PVE setup. I'm
>> able to create this layout but I don't see any option to assign a
>> specific VolumeGroup-Name. Is it really necessary to have "pve" as the
>> VG-name?  Am I free to create my own partition layout?
> 
> Hello Vadim
> 
> No, you don't need to have the 'pve' string in the volume group. After
> the default storage you will have is a directory pointing to /var/lib/vz.
> If you want to add extra volume groups, you will need to add them via
> pvesm or the GUI.
> 
> As a side note, please be aware that we don't recommend installation
> with software raid (dm-raid), as we had multiple users reporting data
> corruption with this kind of setup.
> 
> 
> 
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