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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 ...
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Using preseed options to specify path of install files?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a PXE server, and I'm experimenting with preseed files. I've been looking specifically for the preseed option that lets me specify the path for the ...
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Is there a way to use the regular (live Cd) installer when using netboot/pxe images?

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.10 on machine without usb/cdrom. i am using the tftp/pxe method to laod the netboot images. The installer i get doing this is TUI an is quite different from the ...
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MaaS images out of sync - cant PXE either

Im trying to setup a MaaS with juju. So far i cant get to juju or comission my nodes. I try to pxe boot the nodes but they dont receive any image. I think my cluster does not has images. It says it ...
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Issue with MAAS cluster controller, no enlistment

I am having further trouble with a cluster controller located on a different network segment. All machines on segment fail to enlist with PXE boot stuck Trying to load: ...
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Change kernel version from command line [duplicate]

Is there a way to reboot with a different kernel version from the command line? I have Ubuntu PXE booted on a VM, and there is no graphical interface, but I need to downgrade the kernel (which is ...
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Ubuntu PXE installation is not asking for the hostname or domain [duplicate]

I'm using a PXE server for installing systems in my network. I want it to ask for the hostname and domain on every install instead of asigning 'kickseed' everytime. I cannot figure out what is causing ...
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setup pXE boot server and PXE booting for ubuntu server

I was trying to setup a pxe boot server on my macbook air (http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20130625164022823). MBA is connected to wifi while client machine is connected to wifi router ...
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pxe install of custom Ubuntu 14.04 LTS builded with uck fails

i've stuck with booting the live custom image. What i configured: /etc/exports /tftpboot/ubuntu/custom/14.04/ *(ro,sync,no_wdelay,insecure_locks,no_root_squash,insecure) ...
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Black Screen With Message

Whenever I start the laptop there comes a black screen with message as shown in the image below. But After shutting down and restarting again and again 10-20 times(sometimes more than 20) it gets ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 Boot loader Not Showing Up

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server on a 4TB hard drive and I can not get the system to see the boot loader. I had originally installed Ubuntu Server on this exact same computer with a 500GB hard ...
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My mini-ubuntu 14.04 served over network, can it live in client's RAM?

I am currently PXE booting a small (~270MB) Ubuntu 14.04 image and I was wondering if it would be possible to have the filesystem live in RAM as well With the current implementation the ro squashfs ...
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Boot from NFS drive with persistence

I have installed PXELinux on my Synology NAS and unpacked the ubuntu ISO in the NAS. I can now boot from my PC thru PXE into ubuntu. This is how my pxelinux entry looks: LABEL Ubuntu Menu label ...
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Ubuntu PXE boot

I had done the deployment of Ubuntu on the network via WDS. for that I have used commands: wdsutil /set-server /bootprogram:boot\x86\pxelinux.com /architecture:x86 wdsutil /set-server ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 pxe installation [duplicate]

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 using PXE, with the booting kernel and initrd in the TFTP and the ISO & preseed on an http server. This works perfectly for Ubuntu Server 14.04, but ...
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Problem during ubuntu installation: Realtek PXE always boots instead?

I am trying to install ubuntu on my Toshiba Satellite by booting it from a USB. I was eventually able to get the installer to load; I had to change my boot mode to CSM and use a specific USB port for ...
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Unable to boot ISO over PXE with Clonezilla server

I've got the Clonezilla server running and when I boot my VM from my other laptop it looks like it's trying to do something; it just hangs for a while at a screen that shows me a read out of my MAC ...
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Stuck booting a Ubuntu 14.04 system (not from a LiveCD but from sdb1) via PXE/NFS

I have two disks (sda and sdb). I have a running Ubuntu 14.04 in sda1. I've cloned sda1 in sdb1 with Clonezilla, so in sdb1 I have too another Ubuntu system, which I want to boot only through the LAN. ...
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Boot Ubuntu without disk nfs + pxe

I want to boot from pxe, dhcp -> pxelinux.0 -> as I understand then, you need the kernel (the question you need to prepare or from the installation CD to take and norms) LABEL Ubuntu linux Live Boot ...
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Edubuntu 14.04 - Custom PXE Boot setup

Using VM, with Edubuntu 14.04 I have just decided to update my PXE Boot server from 12.04 to 14.04 - I do not want to take the other system down to upgrade it. I have created a new system and do a ...
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PXE Boot Ubuntu 14.10 thinks eth0 link is down

I'm having problems booting an Ubuntu install over PXE. After a while, I get the error: Gave up waiting for the root device After that, I get dropped to a busybox shell. ifconfig shows nothing ...
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How to boot an installed Ubuntu 14.04 shared throgh NFS via PXE (a.k.a a diskless station)?

I know LSTP exists, but I want to do it "manually" I've achieved booting a LiveCD, but with a system installed in a second hard disk (namely, /dev/sdb1) I'm stuck in a busybox shell. Basically, what I ...
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pxe boot, IPV6 delays installer 15 minutes

Using Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Looking through the log I can see the below error is shown 6 times. ##IPv6 addrconf: prefix with wrong length 48 With around 3 minutes apart each other Dec 7 04:18:42 ...
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MAAS PXE Boot problem

I have an unordinary problem here, 1. I have my MAAS Server running on a hardware with ubuntu 14.04 server distro 2. pxe boot options are active in every other machines. 3. when trying to boot from ...
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How to deploy nodes quickly?

I want to know how I can deploy a lot of nodes via PXE-Boot very quickly and then run a command on each node, for example to start the lokirender grunt for rendering. I would really like to use ...
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Is it possible to boot a LiveCD of Ubuntu via PXE using HTTP (not NFS)?

I've found a lot of blogs explaining how to boot the installer via PXE. And I've achieved it. But now I would like to boot a LiveCD. I've seen many blogs explaining how to do this using a ...
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Error finding preseed file when booting the UbuntuServer installer via iPXE through HTTP

I know the typical settings to run a PXE server is the combination DHCP+TFTP+HTTP/FTP/NFS... servers, but my setting must be only DHCP+HTTP, so my dhcpd.conf has these lines: subnet 192.168.1.0 ...
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How to make local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE Images?

Noob questions regarding Ubuntu MAAS: how to make a local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE image? Is there a software to do it such as apt-mirror? Is there a page to download the image manually and ...
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Install from local mirror getting packages from security.ubuntu.com

how you doing? I'm trying make a installation for Ubuntu Server 14.04 over PXE using a local mirror (the .iso file mounted com a web server). From the installation, I see packages being fetched ...
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configure isc-dhcp-server if dhcp server already exist from routers

how configure isc-dhcp-server on ubuntu server 14.04 if dhcp server already exist from router device (Linksys E900), and i still want use PXE boot? Thx Ivan
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Is it possible to have 2 pxe servers in the same subnet

We currently have one PXE server which is Novell ZENworks 11.3.1 for our Windows images. We would like to deploy Ubuntu images. This is not possible with ZENworks. That's why we like to use FOG. This ...
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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. ...