Installing ESXi in a QEMU-KVM virtual machine

Posted on Fri 20 November 2015 in blog

For a test setup, it may be useful to install VMware ESXi in a QEMU-KVM guest. If, like me, you're using libvirt (using virt-manager) to manage your VMs, here's some information to get this set up. I'm using Fedora 22, and ESXi 5.5.0.

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Adding storage to Proxmox VE

Posted on Sat 24 January 2015 in blog

The 1 TB drives for my HP server came today. Scott at All Computer Parts was very helpful and quick to reply. I quickly went to hot-plugging them into my server running Proxmox VE.

Create RAID

After the drives spun-up, I logged into the HP System Management Homepage (download) and …

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