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How to resolve WSL2 port conflict with windows services?

I am on Windows 10 20H2 (Build 19042.867). I also using WSL2 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Recently, after upgrading to SSD, I have a problem entering WSL2 with the following error: wsl error 0xfffffff press ...
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Readonly / filesystem immediately after install

I'm using pxeboot and kickstart to automate the installation of CentOS 8. For some reason the resulting systems have a readonly / filesystem after install and its driving me nuts. What might be ...
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Dell Optiplex 755 boots to Network by Default

I have a PXE Boot Server That is used for installing Debian and MemTest86+. Suddenly my Dell Optiplex 755 starts to boot to PXE Boot by Default Even know Debian is Installed on the System. I can boot ...
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Serva Kali 32-bit live kernel panic no working init found

I am trying to boot an Intel Pentium 4 based 32-bit architecture PC through Serva PXE server. I have set up Serva (https://www.vercot.com/~serva/) on a Windows 10 machine with the following settings: ...
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Can syslinux chainload an EFI file?

I am looking to integrate provisioning by PXE-booting from a RedHat Satellite Server with a Windows Deployment Server. To do that, I want the (non-UEFI) syslinux bootloader from WDS to load another ...
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Deploy “SCCM Bootable Media” via pxelinux

I'm currently running SCCM 2006 and separate pxelinux machine used to forward to the SCCM as an option as well as other deployments for variations of Ubuntu deployments and other unix tools. I want to ...
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Configuring DHCP for Windows 10 Network Installations

While following a tutorial for PXE booting a Windows 10 Installation Media, the requirements mention using a DHCP server to do what seems to me to be intercept the DHCP broadcast and instead assign ...
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Virtualized real machine

how do I virtualize a computer with Windows? Of the genre, when a real machine boots, it will boot through eg pxe, and look for an operating system to run, on a server. Does anyone know how to do this?...
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Install Windows 10 via PXE

I've been searching for a way to complete an unattended Windows 10 installation with only bad luck. I have found lots of information on loading and running 10 from a PXE server but nothing saying it ...
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I can't make a DHCP offer PXE filename option to all hosts, instead of just to one

I'm running isc-dhcp-server, and this is my current configuration default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; allow booting; allow bootp; # The next paragraph needs to be modified to fit your case ...
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How to setup PXE boot over IPv6 on dnsmasq (w/ DD-WRT)

I have been looking online for the past 2 days to find any documentation on this, and it has turned up nothing. For context, I am running a small homelab operation and have recently deployed MAAS and ...
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Analysis of the ISCI Windows 10 Setup Process

I would like to understand the process by which setup creates an iscsi installation. There is little documentation of this procedure. A sysprep'd image if converted to a wim, can be applied by setup ...
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PXE boot: TFTP file transfer fails

I am trying to PXE boot from a Windows 2019 server running tftpd32, as installed by CloneDeploy 1.4.0. The server's firewall is disabled. When trying to PXE boot (ipxe), the clients get an IP through ...
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Install Linux EFI-style but from pxelinux (legacy)

Since it's a complete pain to realize PXE booting via UEFI (I still have not achieved it and time isn't on my side), I tried a workaround by booting from pxelinux while still choosing UEFI-bootloader ...
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How can a pxe booted image retain user data over multiple boot instances

I have an end goal of creating a os that retains the users data each instance of use but is pxe booted from a server since the machine will be diskless. I have created a pxe server that I can pxe a ...
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Can't see Windows Boot Manager in my BIOS setup

I have a Razer Blade 15. When I boot my device, a message is flashed which says, Checking Media Presence..... No Media Present..... but this message is only flashed for a second and then my laptop ...
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Windows PE (Win10) access denied to fileserver

I want to install Windows over the network using PXE. I made the winpe iso, but when I try to access a mounted drive I get "Access Denied" This is my start.cmd script for win pe: wpeinit ...
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What is the difference between PXE and NETBOOT?

I have some confusion with these two terms. Perhaps they do the same job and the only thing that differentiates it is that NETBOOT is from Apple ... help me please I'm confused with this.
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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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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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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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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 ...