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How do I troubleshoot booting into black screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed Lucid Lynx over PXE onto this dell server seemingly successfully, but booting from the ...
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How do I set up a network installation?

I want to know if the official 700MB installation images can be used to do a network installation. What would be the easiest way to do it?
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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 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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Does Ubiquity support installing via PXE?

I have a PXE server at home for doing network-based installs, which uses the text-based alternate installer. However in 10.10 the Ubiquity (aka graphical) installer has some really nice features; ...
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PXE Boot Broken after 12.04 Upgrade

I had a system booting over the network with PXE on 11.10. I upgrade to 12.04 and now the boot fails during startup with the following messsage: Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: ...
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Unable to install 12.10 with PXE

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with PXE (Cobbler) and Kickstart from a local server. At some point, the installation stops telling me it cannot upload a file from mirror. The install log on the ...
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dist-upgrade of diskless ubuntu

I am currently PXE booting a bunch a machine, via the diskless function in ubuntu. What is the best practice when upgrading the image from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS? I've currently made a copy of the ...
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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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Network booting could't find kernel image

I have a problem with PXE booting. I followed this instruction on official website. But I get an error on client machine: Could not find kernel image: vmlinuz-3.13.0-24-generic And now, question. ...
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Preseeding Ubuntu 12.04 ignores partitioning scheme

I've been battling with this problem for a couple of weeks now. I'm trying to automate the installation of Ubuntu servers using PXE and Kickstart. I've managed to fix most problems I've run in to ...
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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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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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Why Ubuntu Server asks to insert a CD-ROM when installed from PXE?

I set up a PXE server which hosts both Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server. Ubuntu Desktop is installed successfully from PXE. Ubuntu Server seems to successfully load vmlinuz and initrd.gz, asks for ...
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Problem PXE booting

In relation to dist-upgrade of diskless ubuntu. I have upgraded my diskless image to 12.04. I've updated the the default file in my tftpboot server, but whenever i boot the server, it comes with the ...