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Remastering a linux image for deployment?

What methods make it possible for me to remaster a linux image of my choice (likely debian or arch) so that I can deploy a bootable image over PXE? This question might be too specific, but here's what ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 PXELINUX does not boot RHEL Kernel and Initrd

I have successfully setup PXE server on Ubuntu 12.04 with DNSMASQ for DHCP Proxy Service, TFTPD-HPA for TFTP service, NFS-KERNEL-SERVER, APACHE2 and SYSLINUX for pxelinux.0 bootloaded needed for pxe ...
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Ubuntu 14 LTS install via PXE using ks.cfg - No unity after install

I am trying to setup a PXE server with a ks.cfg to automate install. I have an apt-cache based repo. This is to serve as a host for nearly 200 machines. The installation goes fine, but at the end, ...
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Anybody have experience with Ubuntu + Serva?

I am setting up a Serva server for Ubuntu, per these instructions, and I can't seem to get Ubuntu to load on my client machine. The config file (from that link, which says it has been tested on Ubuntu ...
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PXE boot issue with Edubuntu 12.04

I have an Edubuntu server that has been used to boot both thin clients and fat clients for quite some time. Now, we're trying to use HP 8200s with Allied Telesis AT2711 100Base-FX NICs, and things ...
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Ubuntu Live over PXE Boot sets manual config for networking

I have setup a PXE Boot system where one can boot an Ubuntu live session over the network. Booting and installation both work fine, with the installation able to access the network. Within the live ...
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Virtualbox / Lenovo will not capture F12 to PXE boot

System description: Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo T440s laptop VirtualBox 4.3.12.r93733 VirtualBox is set up to use LAN network in bridged mode and I'm trying to PXE boot into an install server on our LAN. ...
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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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Network booting could't find kernel image

I have a problem with PXE booting. I followed this instruction on official website. But I get an error on client machine: Could not find kernel image: vmlinuz-3.13.0-24-generic And now, question. ...
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What are all the parameters for iso-scan?

I am trying to use a "boot from iso" method on a Windows computer. The iso file is on a small ext4 partition on /dev/sda3. /dev/sda[12] are NTFS. The normal iso-scan/filename fails (/dev/sda1 can't ...
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Ubuntu PXE Boot solely with TFTP

Is there a way to PXE boot Ubuntu directly over TFTP, cutting out NFS? Systems that use the "boot=live" parameter allow for that, but Ubuntu uses Casper.
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MAAS DHCP Server Setup, PXE TO1 TFTP File Not Found

I am setting Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS Cluoud. I have setup the region and cluster controller. For some reason, MAAS was not running DHCP even though (1) maas-dhcp and maas-dns were installed, and (2) Added a ...
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Why Ubuntu Server asks to insert a CD-ROM when installed from PXE?

I set up a PXE server which hosts both Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server. Ubuntu Desktop is installed successfully from PXE. Ubuntu Server seems to successfully load vmlinuz and initrd.gz, asks for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 i386 No network devices detected on PXE

I'm looking to get ubuntu 14.04 set up on PXE. x64 version works just fine, but for version i386 the downloaded ramdisk (initrd.gz) and kernel file (linux) md5sum's do not match up with the values ...
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PXE boot installation CD-ROM cannot be mounted

I am trying to install Ubuntu via PXE boot but unfortunately its not working. I am trying to use the iso image I have as a local mirror to the installation. But installation stopped instatantly ...
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Boot Options for Kickstart install method not recognized

I'm successfully installing 12.04 using PXE, as shown below: label ubuntu12.04 menu label Ubuntu 12.04 kernel images/ubuntu/12.04-amd64/linux append ...
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14.04 PXE slow boot process (udev/upstart/systemd)

I've been using a diskless installation of Ubuntu for our department up until Ubuntu 13.04, without any major issues so far. However, with 14.04, something weird is happening in the boot process ...
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Netbooted ubuntu doesn't shutdown cleanly?

I've managed to customise initramfs-tools to netboot a ceph RBD disk. First I managed to netboot a debootstrapped system. That worked well. But the moment I installed ubuntu-desktop package (as I ...
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Using Ubuntu Server to PXE install Operating Systems?

I was wondering if Ubuntu Server could be used to have a library of various operating system images (say, Windows 7, 8 & Windows Server 2008/2012 and possibly Ubuntu itself) that could be ...
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14.04 server PXE installation fails at “Configure the network” page

Tried unattended PXE install, it fails at this page Network autoconfiguration failed Your network is probably not using the DHCP protocol. Alternatively, the DHCP server may be slow or some network ...
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Preseeding Ubuntu 12.04 ignores partitioning scheme

I've been battling with this problem for a couple of weeks now. I'm trying to automate the installation of Ubuntu servers using PXE and Kickstart. I've managed to fix most problems I've run in to ...
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Is there a way to set BOOTIF in dnsmasq equivalent to isc-dhcpd?

It would seem that isc-dhcpd sends BOOTIF parameter for PXE booting clients. The initramfs-tools package detects this and uses the BOOTIF variable to determine which interface to set up for the root ...
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Ubuntu PXE Cluster Attached to network, but no internet

So I have a bit of a problem. I started a PXE cluster of ubuntu zorin using vmlinuz-3.13-24. My server is running ubuntu server 14.04 which runs my TFTP and NFS Servers. I have a Microtik Router that ...
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Why won't my laptop PXE boot?

I set up a PXE boot server according to this tutorial, and then made a diskless workstation according to this tutorial. Whenever I try to PXE boot my Compaq Presario F700, it says: PXE-E51: No DHCP ...
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Remove graphical terminal for netbooted image

How do I remove the graphical terminal on a netbooted ubuntu 14.04 based image? I built this from debootstrap and there is no grub because it's used a pxe boot process. Once it boots up the ...
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pkgsel failed for openstack

If I run the command from Ubuntu 12.4.2: tasksel --list-tasks the output shows openstack as one of the tasks, but in a kickstart file if I use %package @openstack Then it says can't find the ...
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PXE boot with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently having a PXE server to perform many different OS' installation over the network. I have a fully functionnal Ubuntu 13.10 live environnement and I would like to give a try on 14.04 ...
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How to configure pxelinux.cfg/default properly in order to install Ubuntu from network?

I'm trying to set up PXE in order to install Ubuntu 13.10 Server x64 through local network. So far, I can boot through PXE and, when using pxelinux.cfg/default provided by default, be able to install ...
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PXE e53 error no boot file detect

I have a ubuntu desktop 12.04 and installed clonezilla server on it, our environment has a TP-link and a switch, the TP-Link provides the DHCP, WAN connection services and the switch connect with it ...
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how to repository?

I have been trying to setup a PXE server from terminal of another PXE server, at the very beginning I am trying to create repository, I keep on getting this error. sudo: /etc/sudoers is mode 0755, ...
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How do I run a PXE server?

I'm going to run several virtual machines with KVM virtualization. In order to install guest systems over PXE protocol, I am going to run a PXE server on my host machine (I'm not doing it wrong, am ...
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Install Ubuntu Server from CentOS Kickstart

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 Server 64 Bit through my Kickstart CentOS 6.4 Server (which is working perfectly for RHEL/CentOS). Please find my PXE file here. kernel ...
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Diskless Boot with IPv6

at our work we are using around 80 diskless machines running Ubuntu. We want to make the transition to IPv6, so now I'm trying to get our diskless system to work with IPV6. The transmission of the ...
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NFS export and dynamic ip

Currently I have a PXE hosted from a xubuntu 12.04 box, using dnsmasq as a dns proxy with TFTPD to host PXE boot files, along with NFS share for the booting file system. I would like to set the ...
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How to allow writing locally on read-only NFS Partition

I created my own PXE/NFS network boot server on Ubuntu 12.04 as explained here. I can write to files on client side if I change /etc/exports file like this on server side: /srv/ubuntulivecd/ ...
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“Sudo: Must Be Setuid Root” error after login to diskless client

I'm working on diskless linux clusters. I followed instructions as described here. I did these steps: 1- Installed a pxe server on server pc. 2- Installed ubuntu to a client pc. 3- Configured and ...
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How to sysprep ubuntu to take its image

I am using fog to install images in my office. To clone and deploy windows images, sysprep is used to generalize the windows and to make sure it loses all the unique information like name n bla bla ...
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Pxeboot Multiple image

How to do the multiple OS in a single Pxeboot server. I want to boot different OS like Fedora, CentOS, RHEL in the client
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when machine encounter this message “switching to clocksource tlc” machine freeze [duplicate]

i started all the services in PXEBOOT Server ( dhcp, tftp and nfs services ). When i start the client machine, in the black screen some messages are running while it encounter this message ...
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Boot takes long time: “switching to clocksource tsc ”

I am working on Pxeboot server. I installed Pxeboot server in one virtual machine and I start my Pxeboot client it takes time to boot while it got this message "switching to clocksource tsc" How to ...
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PXE Boot Recent Ubuntu Live CDs

I've been having trouble with recent Ubuntu live CDs trying to boot off of them via PXE. My ultimate goal is to rebuild an old Ubuntu 9.04 diskless box using the newer Ubuntu 12.04.4 build. When ...
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MAAS, JUJU help: MAAS Nodes have no access to the internet while PXE booting

We are trying to implement a cloud setup in our college using MAAS/Juju/OpenStack. The college has its own DHCP server and we don't have access to that. So, we can't set next-server to our MAAS ...
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maas-import-pxe-files error with md5sum

![I am building a private cloud maas using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have some experience in previous cloud server with the same iso. But now I have got an error in running sudo maas-import-pxe-files. ...
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PXE Boot Server Installation Steps in Ubuntu Server VM

How can I install Ubuntu virtual machine using PXE boot server? I need the all the configurations details and what to change in the configurations files.
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How to convert a LiveCD into a vmlinuz and initrd to PXE Boot Load Slowly

I need to make a emergency PXE bootloader for a LIVECD (not the ubuntu netboot small cd, but rather a desktop livecd to boot from the command line). Will this work: # Create a cpio archive of just ...
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PXE Install of 13.10 Server

I googled and successfully applied information how to PXE install the desktop from the Live CD, and I can do PXE installs of the netboot images. But I didn't find anything how to install from the ...
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Configuring PXE in Ubuntu to install Windows XP

I am using Ubuntu server with Windows XP clients connected over LAN. I want to configure PXE so that I can install Windows through PXE boot itself. I am a beginner in Linux field. So explain the ...
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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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MAAS PXE Wont go further than config

This keeps looping in logfiles (while the client tries to retrieve config via pxelinux.cfg/MACADDR) 2013-12-18 07:47:58+0100 [TFTP (UDP)] Datagram received from ('172.27.0.85', 49153): ...
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Installation problem of fog in ubuntu 13.04

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