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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 from pxe

im trying to boot ubuntu-amd64-desktop from pxe. I want to install the system afterwards. Currently I am using memdisk to load and boot the iso: label server menu label Instal ISO linux memdisk ...
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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 ...
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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 ...