[PVE-User] Proxmox on a HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8

Aaron Lauterer a.lauterer at proxmox.com
Thu Apr 15 09:47:10 CEST 2021


I personally still have one of those old boxes around.

Works fine but regarding the disks and RAID controllers you should be aware that in my experience, booting from any of the disks did not work when put into JBOD mode. I ended up putting in an HBA controller which also needed new SAS cables as the ones it shipped with have plugs that are angled at 90° making it impossible to plug 2 of them into the HBA.


On 4/14/21 6:57 PM, Humberto Freitas wrote:
> Hey guys, I hope everybody is all right 😜
> 
> I’m seeking for an advice from the community on buying this server, HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8. Has someone installed Proxmox VE on it. I’m planning to install, in the beginning, an instance of Debian 10 and in it I’m planning to have the usual setting for an enterprise like a filesharing software, an ERP, web server, etc...
> 
> I’ve looked up something on DuckDuckGo, and find few things except this: https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/help-installing-proxmox-on-hp-proliant-server-dl380e-g8.18522/. Does the issues described in the page still exist?
> 
> Appreciate your wisdom lol
> 
> Thanks for your great work
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Humberto Freitas
> 
> Phone: +244 944 775 334
> Email: humberto.freitas310 at gmail.com
> Angola
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