Tag: Linux


Recovering Proxmox VM from failed HDD

Due to previous failure of SSD drive from Goodram I was forced to use brand new 1TB HDD from Toshiba. It was not a problem because the system running on it mainly have been using writes with not too much reads. My SSD drive had some performance drops which could be because of the fact being run out of the same power socket shared with some DIY tools in garage. Now there is no power socket sharing I think that I may close server lid with too much force, so even brand new HDD failed. Proxmox reported failure of disk



In case you use ever changing outbound public IP connection like in Microsoft Azure, then you can try create machine with public IP and passing your local traffic to remote site via simplaproxy. L switch is for local and R is for remote. To make it durable you can try creating systemd service or keep it open on screen session.


Reinstalling GRUB

In one of my previous posts I mentioned some troubles regarding reinstalling Ubuntu 22, loosing ability to select OS and to boot at all actually. I found that Ubuntu 20 recognizes properly my fresh Windows installation but Ubuntu 22 does not. So I stayed with version 20 however here was no OS selection, which translates to broken GRUB installation. After Ubuntu 20 installation finished it tried to put bootloader but failed to do this because of drives numbering. My first drive in Lenovo Thinkpad T420s is mSATA but computer and operating system thinks that this is my second drive. My