[PVE-User] Proxmox VE 5.3 released!

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 14:59:41 CET 2018

One server has upgraded clean so far, but the 2nd one wants to remove pve :(

apt-get dist-upgrade
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer 
   apparmor ceph-fuse criu ebtables fonts-font-awesome hdparm ipset 
libapparmor-perl libboost-iostreams1.55.0 libboost-program-options1.55.0 
   libboost-regex1.55.0 libboost-system1.55.0 libboost-thread1.55.0 
libgnutlsxx28 libgoogle-perftools4 libicu52 libipset3 libjs-extjs 
libjson-c3 liblttng-ust-ctl2 liblttng-ust0
   libnet1 libnetfilter-log1 libprotobuf-c1 libprotobuf10 
libpve-access-control libpve-apiclient-perl libpve-guest-common-perl 
libpve-http-server-perl libpve-storage-perl
   librados2-perl libtcmalloc-minimal4 libtemplate-perl libunwind8 
liburcu4 libuuid-perl lxc-pve lxcfs novnc-pve proxmox-widget-toolkit 
pve-cluster pve-container pve-docs
   pve-edk2-firmware pve-firewall pve-ha-manager pve-i18n pve-manager 
pve-xtermjs python-ipaddr python-protobuf qemu-server spiceterm uidmap
Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
   grub-common grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub2-common libnvpair1 libzfs2 
proxmox-ve pve-kernel-4.15 pve-kernel-4.15.17-2-pve 
pve-kernel-4.15.17-3-pve pve-kernel-4.15.18-4-pve
The following NEW packages will be installed:
   libboost-program-options1.62.0 libboost-random1.62.0 
libboost-regex1.62.0 libfdt1 libjson-c3 libopus0
The following packages will be upgraded:
   ceph-common libcephfs1 libnvpair1linux libpve-common-perl 
libpve-storage-perl librados2 libradosstriper1 librbd1 librgw2 
libzfs2linux libzpool2linux pve-container
   pve-libspice-server1 pve-manager pve-qemu-kvm python-cephfs 
python-rados python-rbd qemu-server zfs-initramfs zfs-zed zfsutils-linux

I've done a plain apt-get update + upgrade and rebooted.

Current versions:

pveversion -v
proxmox-ve: 5.3-1 (running kernel: 4.15.18-5-pve)
pve-manager: 5.2-9 (running version: 5.2-9/4b30e8f9)
pve-kernel-4.15: 5.2-8
pve-kernel-4.15.18-5-pve: 4.15.18-24
pve-kernel-4.15.18-4-pve: 4.15.18-23
pve-kernel-4.15.17-3-pve: 4.15.17-14
pve-kernel-4.15.17-2-pve: 4.15.17-10
corosync: 2.4.4-pve1
criu: 2.11.1-1~bpo90
glusterfs-client: 3.10.5-1
ksm-control-daemon: 1.2-2
libjs-extjs: 6.0.1-2
libpve-access-control: 5.1-3
libpve-apiclient-perl: 2.0-5
libpve-common-perl: 5.0-40
libpve-guest-common-perl: 2.0-18
libpve-http-server-perl: 2.0-11
libpve-storage-perl: 5.0-29
libqb0: 1.0.3-1~bpo9
lvm2: 2.02.168-pve6
lxc-pve: 3.0.2+pve1-5
lxcfs: 3.0.2-2
novnc-pve: 1.0.0-2
openvswitch-switch: 2.7.0-3
proxmox-widget-toolkit: 1.0-22
pve-cluster: 5.0-31
pve-container: 2.0-27
pve-docs: 5.3-1
pve-firewall: 3.0-16
pve-firmware: 2.0-6
pve-ha-manager: 2.0-5
pve-i18n: 1.0-9
pve-libspice-server1: 0.12.8-3
pve-qemu-kvm: 2.11.2-1
pve-sheepdog: 1.0.2-1
pve-xtermjs: 1.0-5
qemu-server: 5.0-36
smartmontools: 6.5+svn4324-1
spiceterm: 3.0-5
vncterm: 1.5-3
zfsutils-linux: 0.7.11-pve1~bpo1

This is probably my oldest server, started off as Proxmox 3.x

On 4/12/2018 8:24 pm, Martin Maurer wrote:
> Hi all!
> We are very excited to announce the general availability of Proxmox VE 
> 5.3!
> Proxmox VE now integrates CephFS, a distributed, POSIX-compliant file 
> system which serves as an interface to the Ceph storage (like the 
> RBD). You can store backupfiles, ISO images, and container templates. 
> CephFS can be created and configured easily with its Metadata server 
> (MDS) in the GUI.
> We improved disk management and you can now add ZFS raid volumes, LVM, 
> and LVMthin pools as well as additional disks with a traditional file 
> system. The existing ZFS over iSCSI storage plug-in can now access LIO 
> target in the Linux kernel. Other new features are nesting for LXC 
> containers so you can use LXC and LXD inside containers or access NFS 
> or CIFS. If you are adventurous, you can configure PCI passthrough and 
> vGPUs via the GUI.
> Countless bugfixes and more smaller improvements are listed in the 
> release notes.
> Release notes
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Roadmap#Proxmox_VE_5.3
> Video tutorial
> Watch our short introduction video What's new in Proxmox VE 5.3?
> https://www.proxmox.com/en/training/video-tutorials
> Download
> https://www.proxmox.com/en/downloads
> Alternate ISO download:
> http://download.proxmox.com/iso/
> Source Code
> https://git.proxmox.com
> Bugtracker
> https://bugzilla.proxmox.com
> Q: Can I install Proxmox VE 5.3 on top of Debian Stretch?
> A: Yes, see 
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Install_Proxmox_VE_on_Debian_Stretch
> Q: Can I upgrade Proxmox VE 5.x to 5.3 with apt?
> A: Yes, just via GUI or via CLI with apt update && apt dist-upgrade
> Q: Can I upgrade Proxmox VE 4.x to 5.3 with apt dist-upgrade?
> A: Yes, see https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Upgrade_from_4.x_to_5.0. If 
> you Ceph on V4.x please also check 
> https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Ceph_Jewel_to_Luminous. Please note, 
> Proxmox VE 4.x is already end of support since June 2018, see Proxmox 
> VE Support Lifecycle 
> https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/proxmox-ve-support-lifecycle.35755/
> Many THANKS to our active community for all your feedback, testing, 
> bug reporting and patch submitting!


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