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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Error During Unattended Install Of Ubuntu Server 12.04 Over The Network Using PXE

I'm attempting to PXE boot and completely rebuild a new server with an "Ubuntu 12.04 Server" image over the network but I get multiple errors mid-way through the installation. I am able to ...
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Customize netboot?

Question: How can I customize netboot so it installs ssh & sshd + my (root) ssh public key ? What I need to do is put one identical installation to 10 hardware server boxes. Basically, it needs ...
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MAAS PXE Boot fail. IP-Config : no response

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 Server, with MAAS option. All the processes during and after installation end successfully. maas-import-pxe-files works and imports the precise images. But when I boot up ...
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PXE boot ubuntu 12.04 Customization

Just configured my Ubuntu 12.04 server to play host to a diskless PXE/NFS system. Currently I'm deploying the Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Live CD to all my clients (derived from the install CD). My question ...
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ubuntu cobbler server - importing distros

I setup and fully configured ubuntu-12.04-server machine with cobbler/dhcp running in about 10 minutes (compared to taking over an hour on centos 5.8). I discovered the cobbler import which appears to ...
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Ubuntu Network installation gives warning, tried with 2-3 images

I am trying to install Ubuntu using PXE Boot. I want to automate the whole process. But inbetween, it stucks at one point when it looks for ubuntu/main/oneiric/restricted/binary-i386/Packages file and ...
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PXE Boot Server stalling with “File not found” error

I'm trying to setup my Ubuntu 10.04 Server to allow PXE booting for the clients in my lab. I have configured the DHCP settings and everything, and I boot up my client, and it sits at a screen similar ...