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maas ready node restarts

I don't really know what should happen after what. First I manually powered on a node and selected PXE boot through LAN. It acquired its IP. and started booting and then its installed ubuntu packages ...
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How to PXE network boot Ubuntu Server 14.04 using NFS

So far I have a PXE server based on Ubuntu Server 14.04 setup and running, configured to serve a Linux Mint 17 live CD and Ubuntu Server 14.04. The aim is to use NFS to serve install media around the ...
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Can't run Ubuntu because of PXE Boot

I wanted to run Ubuntu without install on a computer at school but they have this dumb PXE network service boot and when I turn the computer on, instead of having to press f6, f10 or f12 I get this ...
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Ubuntu MAAS 14.04 Cant add nodes

root@spsandboxbl02:/var/log/maas# cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS \n \l Following this guide: http://maas.ubuntu.com/docs/install.html root@spsandboxbl02:/var/log/maas# apt-get install maas ...
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Ubuntu MaaS nodes not booting PXE images

I've many nodes on LAN with wake On LAN enabled. I turn them one it tries to acquire IP through DHCP. Then reports No DHCP or proxyDHCP offers were recieved Sometimes No boot filename recieved ...
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Trying to PXE Install 14.04 with local mirror, but install keeps reaching out to canonical IPs

I have a local mirror setup with apt-mirror, my /etc/apt/mirror.list file is included at the bottom of this post. Even though I have all of the repo's I can think of defined for some reason my VMs ...
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Installing 14.04 from ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso with pxe

We're trying to do an automated network installation using pxe. We installed netboot tools (14.04 LTS) and extracted the ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso contents into http server. We saw that we have ...
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MAAS Node not PXE Booting

I'm having an issue so far with getting my first node to boot... it connects to the MAAS Server and begins the boot procedure but then hangs because it is unable to find the correct kernel image boot. ...
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PXE boot issue (error 32) / tftp

I have some old laptops that I'd like to boot via LAN. First, because the drives on these are failing / have failed, and because they're now both over 14 years old, and then for the learning ...
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What modifications are required to mount the same root filesystem via NFS on several hosts?

The idea is to have a single root filesystem which will be mounted RO on several hosts. Imagine PXE boot with a standard kernel and ramdisk, then pivoting / to the NFS mount. Assume $home is also NFS. ...
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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 ...