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stored iSCSI information target in Ubuntu 14.04 boot

We are doing some testing with iSCSI boot of Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a large bed of diskless clients. We installed one client to an iSCSI target rbd_base and then shut down and cloned the volume and ...
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iSCSI auto startup at boot 14.04

I'm running Trusty Tahr (14.04) server. I've attached an iscsi disk and mounted it, mkfs, etc. works great, if I do it manually. I'd much prefer to have my box mount the disk at boot so I've modified ...
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Ubuntu VM won't boot: “No init found .Try passing init=bootarg”

After restarting a server, I got to restart some VMs hosted on it. But a Ubuntu VM won't start: here's what shows up after running the VM via Virtual Manager: Boot from (hd0,0) ext4 ...
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Ubuntu Server with ubuntu desktop does not have boot record, but it did when it was just basic server

The title says it all. I started by installing "server" with the ubuntu desktop package, and when it finished and rebooted: nothing. It completed full installation, rebooted, and there was no boot ...
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Securing shared memory in Ubuntu (Linode VPS) renders it useless. Doesn't boot up

Everytime I setup a new VPS, I secure shared memory by adding the following to /etc/fstab: tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults,noexec,nosuid 0 0 Which works as expected on every host, ...
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Deleted initrd and restarted

I deleted intrid linux-image and then I accidently restarted and now whenever I boot the computer it it opens MemTest is there a fix? I have the cd I made still and I have Ubuntu 14.04 Server Im fine ...
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Network booting mounting problem

I'm trying to set up a server for diskless clients. My previous (solved) issue is here. But I have a new one. It isn't able to load ubuntu because of error: mount: mounting /nfsroot on /root ...
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Why is iptables getting double rules?

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04. A couple of reboots back I started noticing that iptables rules get doubled upon reboot. This is what I get after a reboot (with added line breaks): $ sudo ...
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14.04 media server, general questions, Force Boot, Lean Running, Auto Updates..

I have setup Ubuntu 14.04 desktop as a media server, I know, I know, should have gone with server.. I wanted the GUI though. I have a few questions.. 1) Is there anything I can disable or trim down ...
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Cannot boot into new install of Ubuntu 14 Server

Seems like a fair few people have had similar problems, but I've tried all the suggestions in other threads to no avail. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP ProLiant ML310e Server via burning ISO ...
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Ubuntu Server alternately boots and hangs

I have what seems to be an odd error: my ubuntu server will alternate between booting into grub, and then proceeding to boot perfectly, and then on reboot, will not show grub, and will hang after ...
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Remove packages by using preseed file PXE ubuntu 12.04 installation

I am using this syntax in my preseed file to remove libreoffice package from installation: d-i preseed/early_command apt-get remove libreoffice; It returns code error 127 upon booting the client. I ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 no longer boots

my Ubuntu 14.04 Server suddenly stopped booting. The logs don't really indicate what's going on. I took an image of the boot disk and ran it in QEMU-KVM. It behaves exactly as on the physical machine. ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS boot stucks

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 server running on Dell R720 server with Dual Processor and 32GB RAm. When booting, it gets stuck but i am able to SSH to the server. I have installed Ubuntu with LVM. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) PXE Netboot gives live-installer error

I got an annoying issue while updating my automated Ubuntu installer with Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). I have a razor based(using ipxe) based network boot process to automatically install and configure ...
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How to make Grub boot straight to Ubuntu Server 14.04

I was following this tutorial and it says to gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub but I get this message: root@ubuntuBirdCage:/home/bird47# gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub (gksudo:8029): Gtk-WARNING **: ...
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serial redirect from 12.04 server usb installer

I have downloaded 12.04.4 LTS server iso (64 bit) and used netbootin to create a bootable usb thumb drive for the purpose of installing ubuntu server on a dell r620. I have serial console connected ...
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Fresh Install Ubuntu 14.04 Server Slow Boot due to failure to connect 169.254.169.254

Have just installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and have no VM instances operational. Boot time takes an eternity and on pressing F1 during loading this is what I see, the continued connect attempts and ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 and 12.04 installation problem

I have used Ubuntu Server 12.04 from an USB-Drive on my NAS for some time but it got damaged so I bought an SSD-drive to replace it. I waited for the Ubuntu 14.04 release and installed that, ...
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Stop Ubuntu from trying to load a GUI

So I have a computer running Ubuntu Server 12.04, and one operation I did needed a GUI (the application was graphical) so, being a noob, I ran: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop This worked ...
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Ubuntu scripts/init.bottom Hang

I am trying to boot my 12.04 ubuntu server, and I am getting hung on: Begin: Running /scripts/init-bottom ... done. This is in a VM on HyperV. I have tried fsck, tried going into recovery mode and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boot hangs at “EXT4-fs: mounted filesystem without journal”

I have just made a new Ubuntu 14.04 installation on a new SSD Drive for my server. Previously I had a Ubuntu 12.04 installation that worked fine, but I have now changed harddrive to an SSD. The ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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Ubuntu Server: Boot Messages on terminal 7 (video) Why?

I use only text terminals in ubuntu server. Especially at boot time :) I've turned off plymouth splash screen and I get boot messages on terminal 1. But after couple of messages, active terminal is ...
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Cannot get sickbeard or couchpotato to run on startup on ubuntu server 12.04LTS

I know this question has been asked dozens of times, though nothing I read & try seems to be working for me. My most recent problem was rebooting my machine to find sickbeard & couchpotato ...
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ureadahead main process terminated with status 5

Having struggled for the last few days with a kernel panic, this is the new error I am getting on boot. A restart doesn't help. I have access to the server in rescue mode where I can mount the ...
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Ubuntu server 12.4 LTS installation -boot Error

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.4 server but it doesnt boot I downloaded the iso that corresponds to my server (amd x64) and I made a USB device bootable using the Universal USB Installer as ...
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Why sometimes Grub Menu is shown when starting ubuntu server?

I have installed Ubuntu server 12.04 on my device. When I was testing it, I turned on the device and Ubuntu was loaded automatically. However, when I moved the device to the workplace and turned it ...
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How To Run An Application On Startup Automatically?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" and I have Dynamic IP. So for learning purpose, I want to add a host on my dynamic IP to open my server easily from anywhere. For this purpose, I used www.noip.com ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 normal boot show login screen

My computer will boot fine in recovery, but during normal boot it won't boot to login screen. I tried the same setup on a Virtual Machine and it works fine so, so that leads me to think a hardware ...
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Problem with raid 1 drive /dev/sba which was part of /dev/md0 now degraded into /dev/md127

root@bew:~# uname -a Linux bew 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux root@bew:~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes 255 ...
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Ubuntu server boots fine on desktop, won't boot when HDDs moved to headless server

I've got a HP MediaSmart EX490 which I've now wiped and installed Ubuntu Server on. When the HDDs are in my desktop, it works fine, but as soon as I swap the the HDDs over to the HP - I can't even ...
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server version where do I go to from command line interface prompt (DOS-type screen) [closed]

help I am new to Linux/Ubuntu. I installed the server edition on a micro server instead of Windows home server as used on my other one. After 3 attempts it finally installed. However all I get at ...
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Ubuntu Server newer version than 8.04 on IBM xSeries 225 8649 [duplicate]

It was installed 8.04 OK. but since its no longer supported, i want to upgrade into newer version. i've tried 9.10, 10.04, until the last one was 12.04. when trying NORMAL BOOT : on 10.04 and ...
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Boot Ubuntu Server 10.04 off a write-protected hard drive

So as the title implies, I need to be able to boot off a write-protected hard drive. Whenever the hard drive is set to write-protected mode (after installation of server and other file updates), we ...
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HP ML330 G6 not booting - sbin/init not found

1 of 4 drives failed - replacement installed and logical drive rebuilt successfully - no other hardware faults. Ubuntu 9.10 server installed. On boot, 1 logical drive found, but following messages ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 Won't Boot After Install

The installation of Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my PC was finished smoothly but when I try to boot it, the following message appears: Reboot and select proper boot device... This is the output after I ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on a secondhand IBM server

I recently picked up a secondhand IBM x365, and I want to install Ubuntu on it. I've installed Ubuntu on countless personal computers, but never before on a server. I made my bootable disc (I have a ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu Server and Desktop or Ubuntu server + GUI?

here is my situation: I've developed a Java-based daemon I want to run on Ubuntu Server at boot. However, for testing purposes and future developers, I made an user interface, so I would like to be ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Server after update/upgrade

Relatively new to Linux but have been running an Ubuntu webserver problemfree for about a year now. However, After running sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade it complained about being unable ...
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Removing Windows 7 and install ubuntu server 12.03.4 (but windows boot manager still appear)

I removed windows 7 and installed ubuntu server 12.03.4 but when the computer start the (black screen for windows boot manager appear) like this : ...
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Can you use Ubuntu Server as a router and a PXE server at the same time?

Yesterday, I used this guide to set up my Ubuntu Server installation as a router with a simple firewall. I was able to access the internet, but after I installed a PXE server along with the router ...
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How to increase boot partition on Ubuntu Server, via SSH?

I have a Ubuntu Server currently running 13.04. I want to upgrade to 13.10 but I get an error: Not enough free disk space The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 61.0 M free space on ...
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How to create windows7 thin client using a ubuntu server 12.04?

I have seen some people creating Ubuntu thin client using LTSP: i.e. a ubuntu server which has an image of ubuntu, all other diskless clients boot through the network to load the ubuntu image on the ...
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No option for installing Ubuntu on new system

I've just got a new microserver (HP ProLiant Microserver) and I'm trying to setup ubuntu server 12.04.3 LTS. This microserver doesn't have any operating system installed currently. I've booted ubuntu ...
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unknown filesystem, grub rescue

When I try to boot I get this message: error: unknown filesystem. grub rescue> _ results of: grub rescue> ls are as follows: (hd0) (hd0,msdos5) (hd0,msdos1) (hd1) (fd0)
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Ubuntu Server 13 hangs on boot, help?

All that appears on the screen is the blinking cursor, and it never seems to go away. I am pretty sure this may be a permissions problem. The reason I suspect this, is before the problem occured I ...
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I Added a Hard Drive now it will not boot

Well I added a new hard drive to my Ubuntu Server 12.04 and when I turned it off and now it will not boot. I check my BIOS and it tried booting from both the hard drives and none of them will boot. ...
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Cannot reinstall ubuntu alongside Windows 7

I made deep research on the Internet and unfortunately cannot found the answer. I installed Ubuntu 10.04.4 server (via USB) alongside Windows 7 (firstly I had to resize my partitions and then ...
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Ubuntu Server Boot Demands Internet Connection

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.2 Server. After I make my selection in GRUB, the boot process starts. When I have a wired connection to the internet (the connection I used to install the system) it boots ...