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Gpxe Server hangs on loading ISO image

My PXE Server (gpxe) is configured properly and I tested it a couple of times with different installations. However, sometimes it hangs while loading the ISO image which usually requires a reboot. A ...
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Can't boot FreeBSD 10 iso by PXE

I'm trying to boot FreeBSD 10 bootonly iso from with pxelinux and tftp, unfortunately the following error appears during freebsd boot: cd9660 :/dev/iso9660 error :/dev/iso9660/FREEBSD_INSTALL ...
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how to restore ubuntu image with iPXE

I would like to create a backup of one of my Ubuntu systems. Put that backup file/image on one of my web servers and use iPXE or gPXE to restore it onto multiple servers. I'm assuming that I need a ...
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Second NIC “not working properly” on diskless Server 2012

I've got (after a considerable fight) a diskless Server 2012 running via the MS software iSCSI initiator being booted via gPXE chained from the NIC's PXE. However, now that it is booting properly I ...
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Can't boot Windows Server 2012 from iSCSI

I'm working out how to install various OSes onto diskless servers to be run via iSCSI. The servers have no special hardware for this (no iSCSI HBAs etc.) I briefly played with Windows Deployment ...
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How to install gPXE/Etherboot to the hard drive?

I have a remote system on rescue mode where i need to start gPXE. I cannot connect an USB stick to the system and so on. Is there any way i can install gPXE to the hard drive so that once rebooted it ...
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How do I fallback to boot from local hard drive in iPXE script?

I have a script being loaded from iPXE. What I want is to make the script fall back to boot from a local hard drive (or CDROM) on failure to boot from the san. The idea is allow installation of an ...
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PXE Boot PCLinuxOS ISO

I'm in the process of trying to convert some computers at my local school to be diskless browser stations. We've identified PCLinuxOS as the OS we'd like to use due to it's easy interface for ...
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Booting XenServer 5.6 from iSCSI

I would like to setup a diskless XenServer 5.6 FP 1 machine that boots from an iSCSI target. I think installation onto an iSCSI should be pretty easy: start the installer, open up a shell, use ...
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Using Linux PXE to boot to WDS Server

I've been searching for a solution to this and have not found anything definitive yet. We run a TFTP server on a Linux host and can PXE boot systems to a menu system we have constructed for it. What ...
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PXE boot - NBP is too big to fit into free base memory

I have a TFTP server setup where I copied GPXE customized iso image. When I boot a machine using PXE boot - I get "NBP is too big to fit into free base memory". GPXE iso image is around 678 KB. Please ...
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How to install gpxe/etherboot to hard disk

I have an old PC that I'd like to use as an LTSP client, but its BIOS cannot boot from the network... I tried booting from a CDROM containing a gxpe (Etherboot) image downloaded from ROM-o-matic and ...
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Oracle VM provisioning from dnsmasq

I have Oracle VM 2.2.0 and a provisioning server (dhcp/tftp/http) based on dnsmasq. A VM that it is configure too boot from the network, is receiving the IP, but it is failing to boot. The error ...