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Questions tagged [pxe]

Preboot Execution Environment

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ESXi 6.0 PXE boot

i try to provision a ESXi 6.0 server with Foreman. The networking configuration and the stuff above work's fine. But after the reboot SSh and ESX Shell is not enabled. Any idea's how to fix this? Even ...
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Use grub2 (PXE) to boot local OS

I have set up a tftp server and put grub2 essentials generated by grub-mknetdir to the root of the tftp server. What I want is just to boot the local OS from the grub2 on the server because I can ...
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iPXE Loading script from webserver as default

I'm trying to configure an iPXE server, but am new to iPXE. From what I can tell, I need to compile the binary myself, which I have. I made a demo.ipxe script with the contents: #!ipxe dhcp chain ...
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PXE Boot Proxmox

I followed this guide to set up a PXE server on an ubuntu VM. Instead of the DHCP server on that same server though, I just configured OPNSense to use that server. I made the boot image using this ...
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WinPE PXE boot fails

I am trying to PXE boot Windows. I have a Samba share setup, ISO mounted, looks good on the server side. The default menu entry is as follows: LABEL Windows Server 2012 MENU LABEL Windows Server ...
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For WDS PXE, why is DNS needed?

If I understand PXE and WDS correct. The DHCP sends the ip number of the WDS to the client during the PXE boot sequence so why is a DNS needed? I mean the client can directly download the boot image, ...
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PXELINUX network booting an ISO file

I'm trying to boot through the network with the help of PXELINUX. I've installed the necessary tools using the official Syslinux documentation. My PXELINUX configuration file (/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/...
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Run a specific SCCM task sequence from a boot image

Does anyone know if it's possible to run a specific SCCM task sequence from a boot image? For example, if say you have a number of Task Sequences that you would normally select whilst PXE booting, ...
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menuentry in grub.cfg for Windows 10 installation over PXE Ubuntu Server on UEFI mode?

I am duplicating this question from the given link: Unattended Installation for Windows, so avoided rewriting here. Please help me out. Its been days, no response. And I got a tumbleweed badge! :P ...
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Reliable way to tell if booted from PXE / live system or from hard drive

I'm writing a script which should perform different logic if the server was booted into a live Linux system (via PXE) or from hard drive. So I'm looking for a reliable way how to differentiate between ...
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linux freeze with pxe when there are more than 1 network interface

I have setup 2 virtual machines with virtualbox: the 1st (named server after this) one acts as dhcp (isc-dhcp-server) and tftp (atftpd) server the other one (named "client" after this) as a diskless ...
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How to install PFSense via PXE

I was wondering if anyone knew how to install PFSense using a PXE server. I am currently using CentOS 7.4 acting as both the DHCP and PXE server. What I have tried: Using Memdisk to load the ISO / ...
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How to maintain 40 copies of the same computer installation?

I serve 40 fixed installed terminals (with touch screen, no mouse nor keyboard connected) in an environment. These 40 PC's all have a slimmed version of Ubuntu and Chromium installed, as their only ...
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PXE Boot Lenovo Ideapad Miix 510 with USB 3.0 Ultra Dock

I'm attempting to image a Lenovo Ideapad Miix 510 (Win10) using SCCM 2012 R2. Since the tablet has no natural ethernet connection, I have it hooked up to a Lenovo USB 3.0 Ultra Dock. I am able to see ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 install PXE Server

I'm new on this forum and also new on the Windows server. So my apologies for any misunderstanding. I've built a mini Windows Server 2012 R2 on the home network that I use it as file server and media ...
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PXE-E53: No boot filename received when installing windows from USB

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and I've downloaded Windows 10 and put the .iso file on a usb drive. I've updated my BIOS to UEFI and chose to boot from the USB. I'm getting the following error: PXE-E53: No ...
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How to restore a computer to a saved state on boot up? [closed]

Some computer labs and internet cafes have software that resets the hard drive when the computer is rebooted. This is great from a support perspective, because most problems could be solved by power ...
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Change bootorder on Dell computers with UEFI

Does anyone know a way to change the bootorder from inside the OS (Windows 7/10) on Dell computers? It is working fine with legacy mode and using cctk but does not seem to have any effect when the ...
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Create custom PXE boot image (using Puppet, Chef etc)?

Is it possible to build custom PXE boot images using machine resourcing tools such as Chef (or Puppet)? We run a large compute cluster where I'm working, and at present we use Ubuntu MAAS to acquire/...
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How to separate DHCP and BOOTP?

Right now I have setup with "router" PC with 2-LAN-ports-motherboard under WS2016. It routes packets between LAN and Internet. Also it assigns DHCP addresses, provides BOOTP for diskless boot LAN ...
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Booting from USB via PXE

I have a computer where I am only able to network boot. I need to boot from a USB drive, is there anything I can use to network boot and then boot from USB? Another solution would be to PXE-boot a ...
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Getting Hyper-V PXE boot to “fall through” to the next boot device

I've got an environment where machines on the network all PXE boot as their first boot option. Depending on server configuration, each machine will either PXE boot into a custom task, or will just do ...
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Network/PXE booting a split filesystem

I'd like to boot different operating systems over the network but the PXE client should not be directly connected to the system hosting the filesystem mostly for security reasons. My idea was to use ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 PXE Netboot PreSeed Install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 via PXE. I'm serving the CD from TFTP/HTTP. I've verified that HTTP files are serving and that that NFS sub-directories are mountable . My problem is that when I ...
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How to PXE boot over WAN

I currently have a Debian PC and a Raspbian Raspberry Pi on my home network behind my router. The router has a port open for me in which I can ssh into the rPi when I'm away, and then once I'm in the ...
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Is there a default conf file to build a kernel for pxe booting

Summary: I am trying to build a kernel to pxe boot Clonezilla. I think the one that comes with the live CD has issues pxe booting. So I need to build a kernel and so far all my attempts have ended ...
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How can I PXE-boot SystemRescueCD with pur TFTP (no HTTP or NFS)?

As a base I started with the configuration of TFTP-PXE-Boot-Server. But now I also want to boot SystemRescueCD (version 2017-06-11) with using PXE. I downloaded the ISO image and then on the TFTP-...
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Difference between PXE boot and PXE install

I was tasked with installing Linux on different machines for my university and I did it by using PXE. At least I thought I did. I followed a guide and now I'm able to boot via network, but only one PC ...
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How to have PXE boot try forever to boot?

Sorry for asking maybe a stupid question, but I'm kind of stuck. I have configured my system to boot from network (PXE boot), but now I want to check that it keeps trying to boot even if the dhcp ...
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Computer doesn't boot up, shows PXE error and/or “operating system not found”, “no bootable device”, “insert boot media”, or other similar error

My computer no longer boots Windows or the installed operating system. Instead, I may get this error: PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable -or- Check cable connection! PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM. ...
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CentOS Kickstart Installation - Error populating transaction

I am trying to perform a network unattended installation for my servers. They are all UEFI systems and I have gotten them to successfully boot over the network, load grub2, and start the kickstart ...
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Windows 7 unattended installation using PXE

I have followed this blog and I am able to install Windows 7 over a PXE Server and Samba shares. But this installation process is not completely automated. It boots the system using WinPE image ...
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Unable to TFTP clonezilla files from WDS' TFTP server during PXE boot

I installed Windows Deployment Server and I've modified my PXE boot menu so that I can boot different kernels (which works). Now I'm trying to set up CloneZilla to also PXE boot but I can't get the ...
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How to PXE boot with ARM?

I'm trying to setup diskless UEFI + PXE + NFS booting for CentOS 7 on ARM. Generally, the process looks like this: Client CPU boots UEFI firmware Client UEFI's PXE firmware requests DHCP from the ...
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Master VM cannot pxe boot Slave VM

I have two virtual machines: master VM and slave VM (they are not nested). Both are created using KVM and libvirt. (Using Vagrant to simulate the virtual environment) I am trying to PXE boot the ...
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Booting UEFI PC from WDS - can someone explain me in details?

We have Windows 2016 Server with WDS role. We want to make this WDS to boot UEFI-only (or with legacy boot disabled) devices to deploy Windows 10 x64 with MDT. Our DHCP service reside on hardware ...
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UEFI Mode PXE Booting Doesn't Work

I'm attempting to automate Linux deployments for our department using PXE booting. I've been able to successfully set it up for legacy boot, but UEFI still seems to elude me. I've been mostly ...
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How do I boot over LAN/PXE without a router?

I have 2 computers connected by Ethernet I would like to boot one from the other over PXE using Ethernet. Do I have to have a router to do so or can I skip it? I would like to boot a linux distro on ...
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Install Linux using PXE

I'm trying to install Linux using PXE Boot. I've set up the server and is running. When I try to get the pxelinux.0 file using tftp it succeeds to get the file. You can see in this video what is ...
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Boot Freedos 1.2 from PXE Server

I have been scouring sources for a while and I can't quite figure out how to boot an old 486 with a new NIC via PXE. What I want to do is boot FreeDos 1.2. During the boot sequence the NIC looks for a ...
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Debugging PXE booting problems with GRUB

I want to boot the current Antergos Live CD via pxenetboot. To do this, I downloaded the ISO, mounted it and copied the contents into /tftp/antergos/. Then I set up dnsmasq to offer tftp and used ...
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Diskless Linux UEFI boot fail at pivot_root wanting root specified, but how do I determine the root device?

We have need of setting up an EFI PXE server. I've successfully been able to get a test machine to boot all the way up until we get to the pivot_root portion of the boot process. Then I get the ...
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Windows 10: Start PXE over ipv4 error

I've had This problem when that I have seen a lot of answers to on the internet but none of the worked for me. When I boot I get a black screen that says like initialisation complete or something ...
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UEFI syslinux does not load initrd over HTTP in PXE boot

I am trying to set up a GParted Live PXE boot and follow the PXELINUX instructions to set up the boot. I've got it working with TFTP but now I want to switch the loading of vmzlinuz, initrd and other ...
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PXE boot uefi only using proxy dhcp

I'm trying to setup PXE booting and so far I can only boot in CSM mode. All my machines are UEFI capable so I only need to support UEFI. When I try to network boot in UEFI mode >> Start PXE ...
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PXE boot fails over to preinstalled GRUB without error message

I am following this guide to boot up a minimal arch linux image via PXE. My system has an ASUS F2A85V motherboard. When selecting the PXE boot in the boot menu, I get following output: >>Start ...
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Clonezilla/DRBL and UEFI

I have been unable to PXE boot into Clonezilla/DRBL while in UEFI mode on a HP Notebook 15-ac180ca. While in Legacy mode I can boot into Clonezilla/DRBL (as long as I manually press the F12 (network ...
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ASUS F1A75-M motherboard - where is PXE boot in AMI BIOS 2.00, 2012?

I'm re-purposing a legacy computer, a short under-desk box with F1A75-M motherboard. I found the instructions on-line, I've been through every line in American Megatrends, Inc BIOS 2.00, version 2012. ...
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Centos 7 diskless client cannot mount NFS

I've spent the last few days learning how to set up a diskless client in a couple virtualbox machines, following the guide in the RHEL documentation. So far I have made it through the whole guide, but ...
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Auto start specific kernel using grub after a PXE boot

I've been working on getting a ipcop installation to work by PXE booting it from a FOG PXE server. When booting, it automatically switches to a grub commandline without booting into the ipcop ...