I have a machine with operating system VMware ESXi with RAM 16 GB and one harddrive 300 GB. Proxmox VE 3.4 just release and i want to try to install the new Proxmox VE. Caused Proxmox VE is baremetal OS, all my data would be removed if direct install to my machine. I do not want all data on my VMware ESXi removed caused install Proxmox VE. Finally i am try to install Proxmox VE on top VMware ESXi.
Proxmox has been installed, but i am cannot use KVM mode and only can create OpenVZ. It is because my Proxmox VE not have Virtualization Technology such as Intel-VT/AMD-V. I am also get error message like below while try to use KVM
TASK ERROR: No accelerator found!
For using hardware virtualization even though on top VMware, this is what i do for my Proxmox VM. In this section i am using VMware vClient for remote access.
– Shutdown Proxmox VM if status running
– Select Proxmox VM | Summary | Right click on datastore that used and select Browse Datastore
– Select folder name Proxmox VM and download file with extension vmx. Save the file. Example on Desktop folder
– Open extension VMX file using Wordpad application (do not use Notepad)
– Add the following line at the bottom
vhv.enable = "TRUE"
– Save and upload again VMX file to the folder name Proxmox VM
– Run again Proxmox VM and run the following command after login to Proxmox whether has been supported Virtualization or not
egrep -c '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo
If the result of the above command is zero (0), your Proxmox is not support Virtualization. If the result is 1 or more, your Proxmox has been supported Virtualization.
Finally i can install VM on Proxmox with KVM mode even though Proxmox on top VMware 😀
Good luck and hopefully useful 😀