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Stateless image of Ubuntu 14.04 to be stored on PXE Server and all the VM's will boot from that PXE Server

I am building a Stateless image for Ubuntu 14.04 which is supposed to be stored at PXE Server and all the PC's will boot from that PXE Server. What the preseed.conf file does? Is this preseed.conf ...
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Diskless Problem Network

I'm new on the askubuntu.com and I want to expose my problem. I'm sorry for my poor english. I have a big project to implement a big cluster calculations. I'm stuck at a part, let me explain. The ...
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Problem while using PXE boot with maas (maas no aurthorized ssh keys)

Hello after i successfully install maas and booting image. I got error when startup the first node booting from PXE. This is the error when booting the first node There is working fine when i try ...
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MAAS register hardware fail

I can PXE boot my machines with MAAS but the registration always fails. None of them can be shown under the GUI 'Nodes' tab. Part of the error message I got on the screen is url_helper.py[WARNING]: ...
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Select and install software / Installation step failed

I am trying network install from PXE with the following image: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/ I have copied this entire directory ...
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Automating Refurbishing Tasks, MAAS

So I am currently working on a project and just came across MAAS as a potential product that I could use. The problem I am trying to solve is as follows: We have tonnes of old laptops that we ...
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PXE Boot: No boot file name recieved

So, I'm pretty much a toddler when it comes to Ubuntu and this is my first post on this site. I've been tasked , by my boss, to setup a FOG server. I got that all set up and can login and everything, ...
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Route traffic beetween LAN / WAN interface

we use an internal little server with a dhcpd service (pxe system). The server has two nic's: - LAN (PXE) - WAN (uplink of remaining company lan / network) WAN NIC is auto configured by DHCP server. ...
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Fog project aternative?

I am playing around with fog project. I was wondering if there are alternatives to look at. I have seen cobbler and DRBL, but as far as I can see those do not have a web interface. Does there exists ...
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“Unable to locate package” for extras pkg in preseed

Trying to boot a VM with amd64 ubuntu server 14.04.3 image over PXE boot. This VM needs a custom package (lldpad) installed as part of PXE boot process. There will be no internet access during install ...
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PXE Boot error - Not enough memory to load specified image

I'm trying to build OpenStack. As one of my node I have Dell Optiplex 740. My image is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but I tried also 13.10/ First step to add a node is boot from Network Card as PXE Boot In this ...
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PXE install a squashfs root

I have a customized bootable ISO image. The iso image has following: /casper root.squashfs initrd.gz vmlinuz /isolinux boot.cat isolinux.bin isolinux.cfg menu.c32 menu.cfg ...
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Automatic Ubuntu installation over pxe doesn't require hostname

I had configured pxe server over wds. And until ubuntu installing I can't change hostname because the appropriate window doesn't appear. If I disable ks.cfg in default config it shows as well. PLS ...
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Ubuntu 14 and PXE - Variable to pass to specify install path?

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 14.04.3 server to install from a PXE menu - this has been a massive headache. I just need to know where I specify the path to the install files, that's it. Currently the ...
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Does MaaS have a maximum number of servers it can pxe boot?

I have a MaaS server setup with 64 nodes discovered. When I try to "deploy" more than 10 servers at a time some of the servers fail to deploy. I have watched the console on all the failing servers and ...
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Ubuntu ramdisk template

I've been working on a ramdisk template for running a complete root filesystem on the RAM of a baremetal server(over IPMI so no physical access) that boots over PXE. I used debootstrap to create an ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with MAAS

Everything seemed to go well, but when I try to commission a node the machines PXE boot to login and then shutdown. I have commissioned three. All have been allocated but they all boot to login ...
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MAAS - PXE won't boot images

I'm currently trying to set up a maas/openstack environment for testing purpuses, but I've got problems with deploying the nodes. When I start the node that is connected to the private network of my ...
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PXE booting a syslinux Kernel

I got a small Problem with my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Server. At first i've installed this packages on my server : dhcp3-server , tftpd-hpa , nfs-kernel-server and syslinux. Everything runs fine and i've ...
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How to share home directory in an pxe-booted linux

I am making a diskless linux cluster with the aid of ubuntu howto (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto). The server has a /nfsroot directory which is the root directory of clients ...
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How to remove X from Ubuntu Live?

Could somebody help me to build Ubuntu without X server, so it is Console Only? Also after it boots to run a certain script? I have very slow hardware, which doesn't have screen and need to run it via ...
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dnsmasq cannot create listening socket for PXE boot

I'm trying to set up a LTSP server so I can have thin clients all around our office, but for the time being, after following this tutorial, whenever I try to run: sudo service dnsmaq start or ...
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START PXE IPv4 OVER

Hi, Awhile back my hard drive crashed, I replaced it and installed Ubuntu onto the hard drive instead of windows. I now want to go back to windows and I am running into a problem. I have made a ...
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Where are specified the default packages to install in all ubuntu images (liveCd, Server, mini, netboot …)

I would like to know where and how do you tell which default packages your Live CD or mini.iso, netboot ... have to install? I think all theses images use different method to do that ...
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Error message “Start PXE over IPv6 — Start PXE over IPv4 — PXE-E18 server responce timeout”

When I restart my Dell(INSPIRON 3421) PC, it is showing this message : Start PXE over IPv4 -- PXE-E18 server response timeout,Start PXE over IPv6. Now PC takes 4/5 minutes for successful booting. ...
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Using MAAS to deploy graphical shell on office workstations

Would it be possible to deploy desktop images to my office workstations from MAAS? I would like to see a scenario in which the workstations have a graphical shell and some PXE boot KVM instances ...
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Trying to screenshot my computer for imaging but the PXE boot isn't working properly

Trying to screenshot my computer for imaging but the PXE boot isn't working properly. We're using a fog server to reimage it when needed but the PXE isn't working, any ideas.
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Can't boot from HDD after install of Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo V570

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 as the only OS on Lenovo V750, I am unable to boot. I get messages: PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM. Boot order: ATAPI CD ATA HDD PCI ...
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MAAS doesn't auto register MAC address

I've been playing around with a Intel NUC running as maas, and it all seems to be working fine. I've registered 2 different laptops on MAAS and each time I register it doesn't pick up the MAC address ...
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Completely shagged my laptop with LILO

They say curiosity killed the cat- well I have managed to kill my computer by incorrectly installing lilo. I don't actually know why I thought I needed to install it but regardless, I need someone who ...
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How to create live shell-only ISO?

All I need is bootable ISO file, which will run minimal linux and have in filesystem 2 files. One of them about 2GB, another one is my script. No GUI needed, only shell is enough. Eventually it should ...
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tftpd-hpa How can I set “blksize” option?

I'm using tftp server (tftpd-hpa) for booting from PXE via LAN. I know, that default block size for TFTP protocol is 512 bytes, and for it download speed is very slow. It can accelerate changing ...
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tftpd-hpa can not work as daemon on 15.04

I follow this article to set up a PXE boot environment. It works well on Ubuntu 14.04, but not ubuntu 15.04 I found the problem is that tftpd-hpa can not start as a daemon correctly, I need to run ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server failing PXE install - Generic error

I'm hoping someone can point me to a logfile with more information than the generic error I'm getting. I have a CentOS-based PXE server that hosts many different operating systems available for ...
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PXE Boot Problems /cdrom access denied

I am having issues with trying to PXE boot the latest Ubuntu 15.04 MATE image. I have mounted the ISO and copied the files to /tftpboot/nfs/ubuntu/ I am using syslinux, and followed this tutorial: ...
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MAAS node keeps re-installing Ubuntu 14.04 through PXE

I'm trying to set up MAAS with about 8 nodes and I've been doing the automatic install through PXE which works great. Problem is, every time I restart the machines through the MAAS web ui, the node ...
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PXE install Ubuntu Server using NFS

I have Ubuntu 15.04 Live booting from PXE using NFS. Now I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 using same combination of pxelinux and NFS. Installer loads but it is not using Local Network NFS, ...
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Boot Ubuntu ISO image from PXE server

I'm trying to boot ubuntu-amd64-desktop from PXE server. I want to install the system afterwards. Currently, I am using memdisk to load and boot the ISO CD image: label server menu label Instal ...
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Can MAAS be used for remote installation of desktop computers?

I know MAAS is intended for installing cluster nodes. But can MAAS be used for the install of desktop computers, or laptops? How to proceed?
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Bad Archive when installing Ubuntu over PXE - it's looking for the Release file I do not host

I am trying to get Ubuntu 14.04 installed over PXE. I can get the machine to boot from network OK, the network initializes itself OK, but then I get a "BAD ARCHIVE" error and am prompted for a new ...
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Unable to setup a pxe server on Ubuntu VM (Virtual Box)

I am bit new to this and trying to setup PXE server on Ubuntu 14.04 VM using Virtual Box 4.3. For this I have followed following link for my installation: PXE Boot Server Installation Steps in Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop drops into initramfs after PXE boot with no errors

I've been experimenting with PXE booting so that if any of the systems on my home network crash I can rescue boot them into an OS off my Home Server. As a test i'm trying to PXE Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop ...
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After PXE Booting Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Eth0 Gets No Response then Kernel Panics

I've been experimenting with PXE booting so that if any of the systems on my home network crash I can rescue boot them into an OS off my Home Server. As a test i'm trying to PXE Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop ...
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'No boot image file name received'

When PXE booting on a subnet with a MAAS controller set-up and boot images imported, I get the error No boot image file name received when trying to PXE boot from my Dell Optiplex 755. I have set the ...
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MAAS Power-on problem IDRAC IPMI 2.0

I'm currently having a problem in getting MaaS (v1.7) to properly provision a Dell PowerEdge R630 server. The MaaS vm itself is able to detect the server automatically, and once the dell server boots ...
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MAAS error failed [3/7] (00-maas-03-install-lldpd, 99-maas-01-wait-for-lldpd, 99-maas-02-capture-lldp)

The problem case: I have 2 network one private network with private switch and another one connected to internet and a proxy I have 1 MAAS Server (Ubuntu 14.0) MAAS stable version I want to add a ...
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Cobbler Ubuntu 12.04 installation netcfg failure

I am using Cobbler to PXE boot cluster nodes and install Ubuntu 12.04. I have made Ubuntu 14.04 work with Cobbler and the cluster but Ubuntu 12.04 is showing weird errors at the start of the OS ...
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Preseed doesn't automatically select network interface on Ubuntu 14.04; automated install needs human input

I'm trying to setup an unattended Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation from PXE. I initially tried using Kickstart. This worked okay except that the partition manager required user confirmation and so ...
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dhcp is not working

I am using 14.04 and installed isc-dhcp-server in my ubuntu. here is my dhcp configuration. INTERFACES="eth0" allow booting; allow bootp; subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { range ...
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How to PXE network boot a Ubuntu Server 12.04 using HTTP

I have a task to PXE install Ubuntu servers by HTTP, so I find the tutor in PXEInstallServer and KickstartCompatibility and set my PXE server as it said. Then I open a test client and which can get a ...