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Questions tagged [pxe]

Questions regarding network booting using PXE, or Pre eXecution Environment. In this method of booting, a client computer (or end computer) can boot using only its network card.

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How to setup Ethernet network bonding for root NFS mount over PXE boot in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

For my personal minicluster, I successfully setup an Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS PXE network booting system, however, in order to take advantage of the 4-port NICs I have, I want to setup Ethernet ...
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Should I use the netboot.tar.gz when I install Ubuntu by pxe?

could I use the "grubx64.efi","linux" and "initrd.gz" from mounted file of the ubuntu-18-04.iso when I install ubuntu by PXE? I succeeded to install ubuntu using a netboot.tar.gz however, I couldn't ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Network Manager DHCP and PXE setup. Can't find `dnsmasq.conf`

I'm about to upgrade my (seperate computer) firewall (Going from IPCop to IPFire). I'd like to use PXE to boot the upgrade on the firewall. I depend on the firewall system for DHCP, so when it's ...
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ubuntu 16.04 PXE installation

Can I install Ubuntu OS 16.04 using PXEboot without upgrading the packages and kernel? When I am installing new OS the kernel is getting upgraded to latest version. I need to install the server with ...
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Unable to boot Cosmic live with PXE

I'm trying to boot Cosmic live with PXE server After mounting live.iso file and copying content to a NFS folder, I make copy of casper/vmlinuz and casper/initrd to a tftp server. The NFS folder is ...
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UBUNTU 18.04.1 server LAN PXE install issue. Local archive from ISO with no bionic-updates packages wait for a long time

We have about 350 new servers and want to install ubuntu server 18.04 lts to them. No internet connection for security reason, and install them via USBDISK will take too much time. I've setuped an ...
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Getting TFTP timeout in a Fuel / MAAS configuration

We have a site that is utilizing Fuel/MAAS for deployment. When attempting to PXE bootstrap the nodes we receive a "PXE-E32: TFTP open timeout". PXE is set over a private lan and there is no ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop amd64 via netboot through PXE server

I have recently setup PXE server on Ubuntu 16.04. My task is to automate the installation of Ubuntu 16.04 Desktops to my clients. I have installed the ISO (16.04) and mounted it on /mnt. Copied initrd....
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Ubuntu 18.04 PXE-booting with Realtek r8152-based NIC, no interface found

I am upgrading my PXE boot infrastructure with 18.04, but I am running into a consistent problem with our Dell XPSen - when PXE-booting from the official Dell FM76N (Realtek r8152-based) USB NICs, the ...
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Boot xubuntu from network

I am trying to make Xubuntu available to pxe boot. I used dnsmasq and configured it to boot ubuntu net install. It worked well. But since I did not find Xubuntu's net install version, I configured the ...
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Modify parameters of grubnetx64.efi

I need to customize the grub.cfg path embed in prefix parameter of grubnetx64.efi file which I downloaded from here GRUBNETX64.EFI. I need this for my network boot environment(PXE) setup. I used this ...
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how to run bash script with pxe

how to run bash script with pxe? I want pxe partition and run dd img. pxe mount samba or nfs and the bash like sudo dd if=/mnt/mbr446.img of=/dev/sda sudo dd if=/mnt/sda1.img of=/dev/sda1 bs=4M sudo ...
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Why is it not possible to PXE boot Ubuntu Desktop editions?

I am using Cobbler to PXE boot Ubuntu 18.04 Server edition. However, it seems impossible to PXE boot Ubuntu Desktop image. What does make this difference? Is it possible to make Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop ...
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How to configure MaaS to PXE boot different subnet on one interface

I have my MaaS Controller configured in subnet-A (192.168.100.0/24) on NIC1. I have only 1 NIC in this MaaS. Is it possible to PXE boot machine from subnet-B (192.168.200.0/24) without having to ...
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Stuck on Commissioning Nodes through MaaS

I've been working with MaaS attempting to commission a set of nodes through a dual switch setup (Private & Public) using iDRAC with IPMI in attempts to PXE boot them, yet cannot seem to get it to ...
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menuentry in grub.cfg for Windows 10 installation over PXE Ubuntu Server on UEFI mode?

I want to include the unattended installation of windows 10 for client machines over PXE linux server on UEFI mode. I searched in other forums and what I get are either fixing the grub on local ...
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grub-efi-amd64-signed package failed to install into /target/ using ISO and UEFI mode

I am installing Ubuntu-18.04 using PXE ISO install in UEFI mode. The installation is failing with the below message: I looked into this thread grub-efi-amd64-signed failed installation but they are ...
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PXE boot Ubuntu 18.04 on a cluster with no internet

We're setting up a compute cluster at work that has a master node that we want to set up as a PXE boot server to do unattended installs of Ubuntu Server 18.04 on our cluster nodes that don't have ...
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How to stop PXE auto enlisting in MaaS 2.3.x?

We run a segmented network (one side linux, other side windows), MaaS easily takes care of the linux machines, a WDS server handles the Windows side. Recently we are adding a hybrid setup (both ...
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PXE boot fails with IP-Config: no response - giving up

I'm building a network with a DHCP server (192.168.201.2), a TFTP/NFS server (192.168.201.3) and other machines that are going to boot from the two, all machines run Ubuntu 16.04.4. When I turn one ...
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PXE Network autoconfiguration failed

When I use PXE to install ubuntu14.04.5 server, it stopped at network configuration. I can fixed the problem by set the network manually. However, I want to find a solution to resolve the problem ...
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MAAS 2.3 failed to enlist any node after PXE boot

Dears; need your support for below problem on MAAS: - I've installed MAAS 2.3 on Huawei blade server - When I PXE boot any server (Huawei) it connects to MAAS and get DHCP IP and shutdown normally I ...
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Ubuntu Netboot - PXE can't find kernel 'linux' [duplicate]

I just set up my PXE Server on Lubuntu, everything is running good so far.. PXE detects my DHCP Server, menu shows up, but when I select one of the entrys, for example the one that leads to ubuntu-...
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How to add hostname on pxe boot?

How can i add on pxe boot changing host name like below attached file. Thanks
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PXE boot of 18.04 ISO

Previously, I've set up PXE booting of the Ubuntu LiveCDs by extracting the ISO to an NFS mount and copying vmlinuz.efi and initrd.gz from casper to the tftpboot directory with some iPXE scripting ...
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Error in Ubuntu Unattended Installation - Failed to mount Fuse control file system, Kernel configuration file system

I am performing netboot unattended installation using a local server. But during the installation, I received the below error: Error Screenshot Note: I am installing Ubuntu-18.04 (bionic) Desktop ...
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IPMI: MAAS automagically provisions BMC credentials - should I be concerned?

I have some SuperMicro servers which I use MAAS to provision. I'm intrigued that upon PXE-booting them, they auto-magically gain a 'maas' user in their local BMC users DB, with a random password ...
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Installing Lubuntu over Ethernet using a Win 10 PC

I have a notebook, being too slow for Win 10 and I want to change to the leightweight Lubuntu. Unfortunately booting from DVD or USB-Stick are impossible. How do I install Lubuntu via Ethernet? ...
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Primary Network has a Unknown Interface which led PXE Installation Failed

We see an Unknown Interface in Ubuntu Installer(OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Server) that cause we installed ubuntu failure via kickstart script. So we would like to know does anyone meet this situation before? ...
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How to pass kernel parameters from pxe server?

I have a set of computers loading Ubuntu from a PXE server. I'm changing base image and in the new one I need to pass a kernel parameter to the OS (this one: amdgpu.vm_fragment_size=9). During ...
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PXE boot stuck at “Start PXE over ipv4”

I have a little server at home with Ubuntu 16.04 installed. I tried configuring PXE server on it in order to deploy CloneZilla Live to other PCs in the LAN. Everything seemed to work well, I tried ...
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Ubuntu Diskless 16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus)

I am following this HowTo on setting up a diskless ubuntu client. I am using 2 virtualbox VMs one server and one client. I am trying to boot the client using pxe but I get a kernel panic error like ...
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how to run playstation games i cannot run them

so I have the bios, and I have it all set up, but when I try to run a .bin (game) it just closes the window. I really don't know what I'm doing wrong. what else do i do
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Xubuntu 16, tftp server for pxebooting works then fails soon after restart

What may be the cause of my tftp-hpa server failure soon after restart of my Ubuntu? For few seconds, I could connect to it over LAN with my second laptop: and then it crashes, so pxebooting times ...
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Changing network device name of a nfsroot used device

So to the context, I have a couple of machines starting up via an pxeboot that use an nfs share as their root. Being able to use it you can/have to specify an device name in the pxelinux.cfg which ...
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Node commissioning failed in MAAS for supermicro

Just getting started with Maas. The supermicro server PXE booted but did not show up on the UI. So I tried to manually add and commission the node but that failed as well. The following error on the ...
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How can my TFTP server host files larger than 2GB?

I have a working TFTP server via the tftp-hpa package on my Ubuntu 16.04 (32 bit) installation. It can server OS for PXE booting over the network if the OS size is under 2GB. When I try to boot from ...
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Unable to insatall Ubuntu on older ThinkPad

I bought an older ThinkPad(E325). I created a bootable usb-stick. Everytime i try to install ubuntu it works well and everything is fine until it asks me to restart. So i do that, unplug the usb-...
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How do you add a machine to MAAS with IPMI power using CLI

I want to add a new machine to MAAS for commissioning and deployment using the MAAS CLI. What is the MAAS CLI command to add a new machine that supports IPMI power parameters?
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What are possible causes for error PXE-E99 during MAAS machine commissioning

When trying to commission a node in MAAS, the following is displayed on the target's screen after boot: Booting from PXE Device 1: Integrated NIC 1 Port 1 Partition 1 >>Start PXE over IPv4. ...
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Grub UEFI PXE boot Parted Magic 2013

I have setup an Ubuntu Xenial server with dnsmasq. I am using grubnetx64.efi.signed as the boot image, and have a few things working already. I can pretty much boot any debian based system with boot=...
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Unable to see device on MaaS

I tried to PXE boot an Intel NUC using a MaaS server and got the following message: cloud-init[1498]: Can not apply stage final, no datasource found! Likely bad things to come! After this message ...
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HDPARM - Secure erase SSD over pxe boot

I have been using hdparm fine for ssd's by booting a live debian or ubuntu from usb. Even if the device is frozen, sleeping the computer works fine because the os was loaded from usb. But what if i ...
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PXE-e53 error Complete Neophyte

So, I've used Ubuntu for years and am good at finding solutions, but I'm completely stumped and the help I can find presumes that I know where these files are..... I set up 2 clients as thin clients ...
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cp: cannot stat 'install/netboot/*': No such file or directory

I am trying to PXE boot my virtual machines (virtualbox) that are in my computer using the local host. However, when I execute the following command: $ sudo cp -fr install/netboot/* /var/lib/...
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Ubuntu boot ISO image with PXE, using just tftp, dhcp and apache but NOT NFS

This question has been asked before, without a proper answer: Is it possible to boot a LiveCD of Ubuntu via PXE using HTTP (not NFS)? It seems that there used to be a trick with memdisk too (Thin ...
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boot one laptop from another?

I don't want to install or format anything. Rather than booting laptop alpha from a thumb drive, how would I boot it from laptop beta? The notion is for beta to mount alpha. Rather than a thumb ...
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PXE Boot into Ubuntu Live + Persistence (casper-rw): Possible? Limitations?

I have setup a PXE Boot Server on the network (Not Ubuntu, but NethServer for anyone interested), and have gotten Ubuntu 16.04 booting properly from this server. Here is the pxelinux.cfg/default ...
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MAAS not PXE booting

I decided recently to reinstall MAAS since it was no longer communicating with my nodes. Everything went smoothly except the enlistment. Nobody enlists! I watched one of the servers trying to PXE ...
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what kind of physical server can be enlisted to MAAS via PXE boot [closed]

i found that some kind of physical servers(like DELL\HP\HUAWEI),maas can not control it's power.So is there some special requests to the server?