Rilis Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE) 2.3, 04 Maret 2013

Proxmox versi 2.3 sudah dirilis, berikut adalah release notesnya :

  • update qemu-kvm to 1.4.0
  • new kvm backup implementation, see Backup and Restore
  • added RBD (ceph) support on GUI
  • update kernel to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab072.10.src.rpm
  • include latest Broadcom bnx2/bnx2x drivers
  • include latest Adaptec aacraid driver 1.2-1[29900]
  • update e1000e to 2.2.14
  • update igb to 4.1.2
  • update ixgbe to 3.12.6
  • enable CONFIG_RT_GROUP_SCHED (also update corosync if you install this kernel)
  • extend memory GUI to support ballooning
  • implement auto-ballooning
  • add HD resize feature to expand disks
  • updated network drivers (bnx2/bnx2x/e1000e/igb/ixgbe)
  • added omping binaries (for testing multicast between nodes)
  • update to latest Debian version 6.0.7
  • qcow2 as default storage format, cache=none (previously raw)
  • KVM64 as default CPU type (previously qemu64)
  • e1000 as default NIC (previously rtl8139)
  • task history per VM
  • Node Summary: added “KSM sharing” and “CPU Socket count”
  • enable/disable tablet for VM on GUI without stop/start of VM (you can use vmmouse instead, for lower CPU usage, works on modern Linux and on all Windows VMs as long as you install the vmmouse drivers)
  • bug fixes (for all details see bugtracker and GIT


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Untuk upgrade Proxmox versi 2.x ke versi 2.3, ikuti prosedur berikut :

  1. Pastikan isi file /etc/apt/sources.list seperti berikut ini :
    deb squeeze main contrib# PVE packages provided by
    deb squeeze pve# security updates
    deb squeeze/updates main contrib
  2. Matikan semua VM yang sedang berjalan
  3. Jalankan perintah untuk update repo dan package
    apt-get update
  4. Pastikan perintah update diatas berhasil dilakukan tanpa ada error
  5. Jalankan perintah upgrade
    apt-get dist-upgrade
  6. Setelah selesai, restart Proxmox dan jalankan perintah : pveversion -v dan check apakah sudah menggunakan versi 2.3 atau belum

    pve-server:~#pveversion -v
    pve-manager: 2.3-12 (pve-manager/2.3/ad9c5c05)
    running kernel: 2.6.32-18-pve
    proxmox-ve-2.6.32: 2.3-88
    pve-kernel-2.6.32-18-pve: 2.6.32-88
    lvm2: 2.02.95-1pve2
    clvm: 2.02.95-1pve2
    corosync-pve: 1.4.4-4
    openais-pve: 1.1.4-2
    libqb: 0.10.1-2
    redhat-cluster-pve: 3.1.93-2
    resource-agents-pve: 3.9.2-3
    fence-agents-pve: 3.1.9-1
    pve-cluster: 1.0-36
    qemu-server: 2.3-17
    pve-firmware: 1.0-21
    libpve-common-perl: 1.0-48
    libpve-access-control: 1.0-26
    libpve-storage-perl: 2.3-6
    vncterm: 1.0-3
    vzctl: 4.0-1pve2
    vzprocps: 2.0.11-2
    vzquota: 3.1-1
    pve-qemu-kvm: 1.4-6
    ksm-control-daemon: 1.1-1

Sebagai tambahan informasi, Excellent menyelenggarakan training “Mastering Proxmox VE” pada tanggal 9-10 Maret 2013 menggunakan Proxmox 2.3. Jika berminat, silakan register ya ;-)