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PXE boot with Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

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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Multiboot PXE Server in Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0

I have installed a RHEL 6.0 PXE (Pre Executional Environment) Server in RHEL 6.0, now i need to install ubuntu also in some PC's through network, how could i make it multi boot so that i could install ...
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MAAS Error on pxe image importing time

I have install maas on one of our server. It getting error on pxe image import time. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:50:52 +0530: finished. wrote to ...
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Is it possible to load a virtual machine disk image over NFS without moving the entire image over the network at once?

My understanding of the situation is more limited than I'd like, but it appears that I can, for example. PXE boot a live CD and have the squashfs volume be random access over the NFS share. I would ...
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Network install Ubuntu

I'm going to install server without USB disk or CDROM via PXE with Ubuntu. Currently, I have prepared a server with CentOS complete with DHCP, and TFTP server. I have successfully installed CentOS ...
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PXE booting on old computer

So my computer is not working - the disk is totally cleared, I've deleted GRUB and PLOP which I used to install new system, because CD-Rom is broken and BIOS is old (whole computer is old, it's Sony ...
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Clonezilla not booting to PXE

I'm trying to restore a client computer from a server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Clonezilla. I installed Clonzilla from the DRBL package I got from the drbl website, but I can't seem to get the ...
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Clonezilla fail to restore disk after dist-upgrade

My boss who think he is a linux divinity upgraded a ubuntu server from 13.04 to 13.10 without asking me first and performed all of his actions in root. Since he did this Clonezilla is unable to ...
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PXE server 12.04 install will not use NFS export and always asks for cdrom

We are attempting to install Server 12.04 through pxe using nfs. We are successfully at the pxe portion but every time it goes to install, we are prompted for the cdrom. Further, doing an ip a at this ...
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Thin Client Lubuntu over PXE Server with DHCP and TFTP

I have 10 old computers (like thin clients) without HDD. So i decided to use Lubuntu as Operating System. In my work we have a PXE server with DHCP and TFTP, they built a debian distro before and for ...
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2 lan cards giving one (wireless interface) a static ip

Due to some work I have to setup a DNS server I am following a guide here http://lani78.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/setting-up-a-dns-for-the-local-network-on-the-ubuntu-12-04-precise-pangolin-server/ ...
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Region controller does not know whether any boot images have been imported

update: With help from Canonical I was able to figure out something. The maas-import-pxe-files is getting stuck when downloading ephemeral images from ubuntu. I isolated the following: wget -v ...
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Setting up pxeboot dnsmasq in VirutalBox with Ubuntu 12.04

My dnsmasq.conf interface=eth1 domain=yourdomain.com dhcp-range=192.168.50.100,192.168.50.200 dhcp-boot=pxelinux.0,pxeserver,192.168.50.1 enable-tftp tftp-root=/srv My /etc/interfaces auto lo ...
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Infiniband + Maas?

I'm looking at setting up an HPC based on Mellanox Infiniband rather than Ethernet. Because I have many nodes to manage, I was looking at trying something new, like MAAS. I know Infiniband cards ...
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MAAS with external DHCP TFTP time out

I'm trying to get MAAS up and running, and I've installed the control node without maas-dhcp or maas-dns since I already have another DHCP server. I've set up the next-server attribute in my DHCP ...
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asus saubertooth z87 [uefi bios] — PXE support

I've bought a new desktop with an asus saubertooth z87 motherboard. I have already a working PXE enviroment in my subnet and I would like to install ubuntu OS (12.10 or 13.04) from it (in dual boot ...
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How to configure my linux kernel for netboot?

I have a netboot server using ubuntu server 12.04 and I can use it to boot plop linux correctly via network card from other diskless machine but I can't do the same for ubuntu desktop can any body ...
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Local network install ubuntu desktop 12.04LTS 64BITS

I have an All In One PC without CDROM, and the USB ports are not working properly. Im trying to perform a network installation via netboot/pxe, but it seems to be pretty difficult. I didn't have so ...
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Netinstall PXE for Ubuntu 13.04 keeps rebooting

When I try to perform a netinstall with the 13.04 kernel/initrd the PC keeps rebooting without installing anything. The PC starts with PXE, downloads kernel from TFTP, downloads the initrd and ...
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Can a PXE booted machine be made to reboot to another OS image via a central server?

The situation is like this: We have a central server which contains OS images that are used to boot the PXE machines. Normally, we have to sit on the PXE machine to select what OS to boot into. The ...
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xubuntu pxe boot client ethernet adapter has no dns server

I got a running Ubuntu dhcp server and a running pxe booted xubuntu client. The problem is that the client does not recognize the ethernet connection when trying to access internet. nmcli dev list ...
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PXE booting ubuntu into a ramdisk

I currently have a small PXE server running and it works fine. The only issue is that the clients seem to be running their OS from the server itself. Eventually this will become a server supporting ...
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ubuntu 12.04 pxe boot fail with message “IP-Config: no response after *** secs - give up”

I followed the DisklessUbuntuHowto and set up my pxe boot service. When configure the dhcp server in /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf, I tried to use static IP address as follows, in which "00:22:15:F8:D9:1A" is ...
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Ubuntu 12.x and Server 2008 R2

Is there a GUI based deployment solution for the ubuntu deployment? I captured the custom ubuntu image, now needs to deploy with PXE boot. Clon Zila in not GUI based. If there is nothing GUI based ...
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Windows Server 2008, WDS + Ubuntu Images

I need to deploy ubuntu current release 12.4 through server 2008 R2's WDS. I am following the guide available at: ...
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Long pause in pxe/preseed install

I'm encountering a long pause during unattended (preseeded) install of precise server via pxe. The install eventually works, but appears to just sit there for 20 or 30 minutes after it authenticates ...
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Restart installer on any error (PXE with cobbler)

I provision few boxes using PXE with Cobbler. My network is not very stable, so sometimes the installation fails. The installer is not able to retrieve a package. Is it possible to make the ...