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Install custom Ubuntu iso from network card

I have a few customized Ubuntu ISOs (based in Ubuntu 12.04) that I need to install in a SBC embedded in an enclosure. Until now, I have to open the enclosure, connect a screen, keyboard and a USB ...
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Stuck at GRUB after PXE Boot-System

I installed ubuntu 16.04 on a headless server, it goes to the PXE Boot-system screen of my provider, starts local boot by default then I'm stuck at a GRUB command, but I cannot type anything. When I'm ...
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How to configure a preboot execution environment in ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I want to configure a ubuntu linux system to act as a preboot execution environment that serves multiple clients to access the boot images from pxe and boot into network. How to configure the ubuntu ...
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ubuntu 16.04 pxe server install problem finding live-image

I am attempting to create an Ubuntu 16.04 PXE server to install other server instances. I have already managed to get a PXE client to start the installation process however it fails at the step "...
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How to Create a Netboot Server?

There are many tutorials for this already, but all of them seem to: Be spider webs of links that I have to follow to get all the parts working (and get lost in the middle of). I can understand not ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS using PXE + preseed

Good afternoon, trying to set up Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installation with PXE-Server using a response file. Installation is successful, but the problem is that after setting up, there are no network ...
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How to get past Welcome (language) screen when automating install?

I have a working PXE boot, and can successfully install the 16.04 Desktop via PXE and NFS. Now I'm trying to automate the PXE install, and I can't get past the installation's "Welcome" screen that ...
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Redirect Command to Email

I have a PXE server and need to do a redirect command at the end of the script. ifconfig | grep inet >> ip.txt send to My_EMAIL Am I on the right path? Edit include from answer posted as an ...
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why newly created vm using pxe boot is not listing in the maas

I am using MAAS. MAASRC and MAASCC in different nodes. And I have created new VM using PXE boot. But the newly created VM is not listing in the maas. What should be the issue with this. When I try to ...
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Network booting Ubuntu 16.04 Server installer via iPXE w/ NFS on UEFI system

I am trying to set up network booting of the Ubuntu mini.iso via iPXE and NFS. I'm currently stepping through everything via the iPXE command line instead of a script. I made sure to build iPXE w/ NFS ...
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Add VMware graphics driver to a PXE bootable Thin Client initrd.img file

How to add VMware graphics driver to a pxe bootable thin client initrd.img file? I have the VMs for the Ubuntu 12 Server and the pxe bootable Thin Client in the VMware Workstation 11. The Thin Client ...
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Maas: not boot file find

I am currently trying some things with openstack. For the base (as I understand correctly) MAAS is needed. So I installed MAAS by following the recommended method on the ubuntu site. This all works ...
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How I can set MAAS to download boot-image for nodes from local storage not internet

OS: ubuntu 16.05 MAAS : 2.0.0 beta 3 There is boot-image setting for nodes in MAAS settion GUI, how can I use local storage for downloading the boot-image for Nodes through PXE booting and ...
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PXE Setup for Xenial prepends squashfs path with /cdrom

I've tried everything I can think of, but I must be missing something. I'm using a PXE setup that pulls everything from a web server to install 16.04. The "default" file contains: LABEL Ubuntu 16....
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Windows Deployment Services PXE Boot Ubuntu

Currently, I am using Windows Deployment Services for deployments of operating systems to devices within my home and recently I had a troublesome device that I was attempting to PXE Boot to determine ...
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MAAS wrong Image location when PXE boot

As per regiond.log It looks like that when i PXE boot ....MAAS trying to go to wrong image location and thus failing......which file can i update for MAAS to get the image from correct location.........
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PXE install on several laptops keeps failing

Having issues with PXE install for Ubuntu 14.04 on multiple laptops. I am running tftpd32 on a windows 10 machine. I have the PXE files to boot the laptops and the laptops will boot over PXE. The ...
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netboot installation “pkgsel” failed

I am trying to do a pxe installation and after the base system getting installed, the installer fails at the menu item "Select & Install Software": On looking at the logs using Alt+f4. I could ...
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HowTo : IPXE with APACHE and DNSMasq - Chainload Ubuntu

The goal: PXEBoot to IPXE menu and select Ubuntu Desktop and load LiveDesktop This is just for the sake of a complete tutorial, I will want more OS's but I figured Id start with Ubuntu Desktop. My ...
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Early machine (Advent 7105/Sempron 3000+) won't install 15.10 or 16.04, OK with 14.04

I have an old machine as described in the question's title. It always will install 14.04LTS from a CD or from PXE. I have tried to install 15.10 from CD and from a PXE server on my Raspberry Pi. I ...
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Multiple OS in PXE thin client ubuntu server 12.04 LTS

I'm running thin client environment in Ubuntu 12.04 server (PXE diskless boot). When booting the thin client, I want it to prompt me to select an OS to choose to boot. Current image path: /opt/ltsp/...
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MAAS does not detect any nodes in cluster after PXE boot

I was wondering if anyone has seen this problem. I installed a brand new MAAS node (Ubuntu 14.04) and set it up with a ubuntu 14.04 image for PXE boot. Then I power cycles all the nodes and I can see ...
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PXE boot gives kernel panic

I made a live image from my Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS with Systemback. I can boot the image from USB but cant get it to work from PXE boot. The DHCP and tftp boot is working fine with Debian image. What am i ...
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how to install ubuntu server 12.04 through netboot using pxe

I have ubuntu server 12.04 installed as server. Also tftp server, dhcp3-server, syslinux and apache were installed on it. There are lots of clients which I am trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 on ...
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Preseeding/Kickstarting Lubuntu - example or documentation

I'm trying to preseed a Lubuntu image via a PXE boot. The problem I am running into is... inability to preseed at all. Nearly every example I've found for Ubuntu fails, and I simply get to the ...
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Stateless Hypervisor “Ubuntu 14.04”

I want to build a Ubuntu 14.04 stateless hypervisor. Which is to be stored in PXE server. Any documentation/procedure how to do that? Thanks.
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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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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 ...