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PXE boot from syslinux?

I am trying to configure 2 boot options: one for PXE boot and one for local boot from the SSD. Is this achievable with syslinux? As far as I understand from the documentation and the source code, the ...
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How to clean install Windows 10 with a product or license key? [duplicate]

I'm considering buying a PC which comes with Windows preinstalled; typically I run Linux. If I were to format the hard drive and install Linux so that Windows was removed from the hard drive, just ...
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how to copy, persist or save the license key for Windows 10?

Not normally a Windows user, but am considering purchasing a brand new desktop PC with Windows. Is it even possible to note a license key for future use with Windows 10?
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Is there a real MacOS LiveCD/DVD/USB?

I want to make a non-persistent MacOS system in my Mac. I've searched, but I did not found anything working... Do you have any idea?
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PXE boot over routed network

I've bumped into interesting problem with PXE boot, while TFTP server resides on another routed (not NAT'ed) sub-net. Setup: Dell PowerEdge 640/740 servers with Intel x710 10g network cards. Two ...
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Azure AD for Office 365 and Windows System Image Manager

I am creating Windows System Image Manager answer file for unattended installation of Win 10 PRO. My goal is to install Windows with enabled Remote desktop, to log in using Remote desktop and finish ...
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Wake on Lan to PXE then boot fails if PXE isn't selected

We are having an issue when we use Wake-on-LAN our desktops. In the Bios, we set Wake on Lan (under power management) to 'Lan with PXE boot'. If we WOL, the computer will wake, and attempt a PXE boot. ...
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PXE boot hangs after PXE menu

My usecase is to install RHEL on a machine through PXE boot. I could do this with the standard RHEL OS and also automated installation with kickstart file. Problem comes when I am trying to do the ...
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How to Connect to PXE Server From 2 Different Subnets

I am running a Windows Server 2016 VM which itself is running Serva, a TFTP/PXE server. I have it set up properly and working, when client machines are on the same subnet. When they're on a different ...
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CLIENT MAC ADDR error on booting via Intel PXE

I'm having a problem with VMware where, when I try to boot any ISO, it always says: CLIENT MAC ADDR: 00 0C 29 A9 3A 2E GUID: 564D12D9-E543-62C5-2E3C-35A030A93A PXE-E51: No DHCP or proxyDHCP ...
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Debian: Accept only dhcp offers from a specific mac address

I have a strange setup with two dhcp servers. I control only one. I have a group of compute diskless nodes which get their IP via dhcp. Their are booting via PXE from a NFS drive. How do I make sure,...
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MEMDISK: Image seems to have fractional end cylinder, or cached packing 01PXE API call failed

I am attempting to pxe boot memtest86 onto a Supermicro unit, and I am having a lot of trouble with it. Using the iso from memtest86, I receive the following error: command line:iso raw initrd=...
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Node Compute 0-0- already exist. Select different host name or rank value. IN Rocks Centos 7

I am trying to make a hpc with rocks CentOS 7. After installing rocks, I have to connect the compute node to master node. In terminal I have typed out insert-ethers to do the pxe(Preboot Execution ...
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Restore clonezilla image from local using server edition

I have an question regarding clonezilla server edition. We want to restore an image using clonezilla pxe boot, i.e. server edition in an class environment. we do have a couple of machines (24) with ...
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How to share VirtualBox guest OS images?

I want to run multiple VirtualBox VM guests on the same Ubuntu (or Mac) host. To save disk space, I'd like to have them all boot off of a single guest OS image (installed fully once on the first VM), ...
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Unable to complete TFTP transfer via SCCM PXE boot

I'm new to SCCM and have been setting it up in a dev environment available to me. Every machine is virtual and is isolated on its own VLAN (servers and clients alike). When I try to PXE boot any ...
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PXE boot a computer using Ironic Bifrost

I am using Openstack Ironic standalone using Bifrost. I followed this link link https://docs.openstack.org/bifrost/latest/install/index.html#introduction to install Bifrost on CentOS system in ...
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Windows 10 PXE installation (error 0x80042565)

I'm trying to install Windows 10 over PXE on a bunch of different laptops for resale. It loads my winpe.iso and my autounattend.xml files just fine. But this error occurs in the Windows installation ...
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Not able to boot system after installing MX Linux

I'm unable to boot the system after installing MX Linux.. I'm trying to dual boot MX Linux and Windows 10. After installing MX Linux, I'm getting a black screen with this error at boot time. I tried ...
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Is there a way to configure the DHCP options of a Windows 10 HyperV virtual switch?

I want to install a PXE server, for test, on a VM machine in HyperV. For that i need to set some DHCP options. Is there a way to configure those options for the virtual switch? Thanks.
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Rollback protection for network booting

I am interested in secure network booting. UEFI Secure Boot, combined with a signing key I control, ensures that no unauthorized code can run. However, it doesn’t provide rollback protection: an ...
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How to config static VM with DHCP service started?

everyone. I am newbie on Unix. Here I set up a VM in VMware.At first it can go on web with static IP and default NAT DHCP which provided by VMware. And then I seted up cobbler to install system, so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...