[PVE-User] Can I get some assistance with installing proxmox on Dell Poweredge R815 servers

Alex Chekholko alex at calicolabs.com
Fri May 25 21:36:02 CEST 2018


I don't know the answer off the top of my head but it would help you to
expand your search to just any Debian installation on that hardware, as
"proxmox" is just a specific variant of Debian. You can also try a Debian
installation yourself on those hosts.

On Fri, May 25, 2018 at 12:34 PM Pina, Bruce <BPina at bahakel.com> wrote:

> We are evaluating Proxmox as a replacement for our Citrix Xenserver
> environment. So far we've been pleased with what we have seen on the test
> system we built out using 2 Dell Poweredge R715 servers. The problem we are
> running into is when attempting to install proxmox on one of the Poweredge
> R815 servers that make up the bulk of our Xenserver infrastructure. We
> currently have a dozen of these servers in house, and having to replace
> them would be beyond what our budget can manage. The issue with installing
> on the R815 has to do with the proxmox installation process not detecting
> RAID arrays configured on the Perc H700 embedded RAID controllers that are
> in the machines. I have seen from some research online that there are other
> people who have apparently successfully installed proxmox on the R815 using
> the H700, but I have not been able to learn how they pulled it off. Can
> someone please provide some guidance in this matter as we feel that this
> minor stumbling block is keeping us from a successful displacement of
> Xenserver by Proxmox. Thank you.
>
> Bruce Pina
> Corporate IT Manager
> Bahakel Communications Ltd.
> bpina at bahakel.com<mailto:bpina at bahakel.com>
> 704-632-7280
>
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