OS Installation

When installing Proxmox VE the hostname/node name must contain the domain, if no domain is available then simply use .local

Choose a suitable IP in your network’s CIDR and remember to use the correct keyboard layout, otherwise you’ll have a bit of a headache.

Troubleshooting BIOS/UEFI Settings For EPYC Server

  • Set the NVMe disks to AMI Native Support in the BIOS, Firmware Section.
  • R/W Disc Reader in Legacy Support Mode
  • DISABLE NETWORK STACK
  • ALL PCI-e DEVICES IN LEGACY MODE (Except PXE)

Common Installation Issues with PVE on ZFS RAID-10

If you wish to install the ROOT POOL (RPOOL) on ZFS with RAID 10 on NVMe drives through Software you must first install with RAID Z-1. It will then FAIL the installation due to the next error:

“Unable to mount Root Pool”

Then you can re-try the installation in RAID 10.