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Questions tagged [syslinux]

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What's the equivalence of pxelinux.0 and pxelinux.cfg/default configration for UEFI?

I use Pxe to servers with BIOS(legacy mode), which works perfectly. Set Legacy mode and boot servers from PXE, it would load pxelinux.0 and read config menus via TFTP from /var/lib/tftpboot/pxelinux....
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Failing to execute /init - generating an iso file

I'm trying to make an ISO file, I have the following isolinux.cfg : kernel vmlinuz initrd initrd.img I've placed those files in the isolinux directory (along with the isolinux.bin and ldlinux.c32), ...
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CloneZilla syslinux.cfg works on yakkety but not on artful

I installed CloneZilla 20180329 amd64, the artful alternative version and tried to automate some settings via the ocs_prerun variables. Specifically I want to set the locale and keyboard layout, the ...
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Linux: Rescue a system remotely after boot failure

Context I have two linux based servers which are remotely located. It has already happened twice: after a system or kernel update, the system wasn't responding/reachable over ssh anymore (...
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trying to netboot Linux using PXELinux 6.03 in a EUFI 64 board, tftp too slow

I am trying to set up a kids-school lab, using x5-Z8350 based mini PCs: https://ark.intel.com/products/93361/Intel-Atom-x5-Z8350-Processor-2M-Cache-up-to-1_92-GHz Mine seems to have an AMI 64 ...
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Using pxe boot for usb installer

I have a disk image (A) with a custom installation of CentOS 7. This disk image is included in another disk image (B) which also contains an installation of CentOS (minimal) as well as an installer ...
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Shutdown computer with Syslinux - poweroff.c32 & acpioff.c32

Does anyone know how i could shutdown ACPI Bios computer (without APM) using Syslinux ? This is the configuration I am using : LABEL Shutdown MENU LABEL ^Shutdown computer KERNEL /tools/...
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pxelinux.0 doesnt try to load ldlinux.c32

I've been setting up a PXE Server to automate Linux deployments. Everything was working fun until something magically broke (i.e. I must have changed something, but cannot for the life of me figure ...
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Syslinux: How to correctly configure for UEFI PXE boot?

A variety of machines will happily boot a custom bzImage via PXE in legacy mode using syslinux. In UEFI mode, one of these machines and a newer UEFI only board get assigned an IP address, TFTP ...
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Defining a new location for syslinux configuration files when setting up PXELinux

I am working on a mock up of a PXE server for the place I work. I am trying to put the image files and configuration file in places that keep things a little more organized. Even though my dhcpd....
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Boot .iso from PXE server via HTTP

I have set up on my FreeBSD 10.3 PXE Boot server, using Syslinux. Boot via TFTP works fine, but via HTTP returns to PXE menu. Getting all files from browser works fine. # cat /usr/tftpdata/pxelinux....
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PXE boot cannot find syslinux config file, where is it looking?

I am running a PXE server mock up in VMware Workstation. I have the DHCP and TFTP servers working and I can get my to grab an IP address and boot the firmware for their platform. Where I seem to be ...
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Serve isolinux.cfg from a network location

Is it possible to configure a boot ISO to pull its menu over the network? I'd like to have an install iso which could be dynamically reconfigured to install different versions of my distribution. I'd ...
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Is it possible to specify an answer file when PXE booting windows using memdisk?

I'm able to PXE boot windows from my Linux server using memdisk to mount a winpe.iso that: mounts two samba share drives, one for the windows install disk, and another that has answer files (each ...
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ESXi Not Booting from USB

I hope you can help, because I'm stumped. I've got an old HP DL385 G2 server. I have successfully installed VMWare ESXi 6.0 to an old 16GB Corsair Voyager flash drive. Because I didn't like the USB ...
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Can a PXE+DHCP server exist on one network and boot machines on another?

I have a PXE+DHCP server creaed using syslinux and already running on a private network segment (198.19.99.xxx).. I want to know if this PXE+DHCP server can be configured to boot machines over another ...
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Kickstart “Unable to download kickstart file. Check parameter”

So I'm using 2 VMs (CentOS 6.0), one acting as a build server, the other is a new server I'm trying to build with a kickstart. When I start the VM for the new server (with the build server already ...
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pxelinux hanging when booting client machine

I'm kind of new to all of this, so please forgive any vagueness/misunderstandings on my part. I'm using pxelinux and VMs to create CentOS 6.0 machines that have the same install every time. I have a ...
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wants to use eth0 instead of em1 and pXpY

I am using Ubuntu server 13.10 and i am doing automated installation of Ubuntu server 13.10, After installation i wants to do network configuration automatically and for that i wants to put eth0 name ...
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Failed To Install syslinux on USBDRIVE with Mac OS X

I am creating Ubuntu Server 13.10 Bootable USBDRIVE with command line using Mac OS X, In this i tried to install Syslinux on USBDRIVE by using syslinux command by following: xxx-Mac:~xxx$ sudo ...
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Text Mode Installation Of Ubuntu Server 13.10 With No Graphical Screens At the Installation Time [closed]

I am doing Ubuntu Server Installation, At this time when i just start installation of Ubuntu Server 13.10, I see Graphics, Is this possible to remove graphics and and only command line installations? ...
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XenServer 6.2 fails to boot on IBM System x3550 M2

I'm trying to install XenServer 6.2 on a IBM System x3550 M2 but it simply doesn't work. The installation process works fine in the internal Seagate hard disk, but the machine fails to boot XenServer ...
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VMware ESXi 5.1 - isolinux.cfg - Boot from SAN LUN?

I've created a custom scripted install disc for VMware ESXi 5.1 U1. I am trying to have an option (default) to boot to local disk or in my case LUN 0 that is presented from the SAN. The Hypervisor is ...
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I can not boot up from an USB stick while I am connected with Intel AMT KVM

This is very strange. I can not boot up from an USB device until I reboot and close the connection immediately. Then everything works well. I can not provide more information than this, because I don'...
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PXE localboot fails (timer doesn't countdown)

I'm currently using a Centos PXE server and everything in the menus is working great but no matter what setting I try for local boot countdown it doesn't countdown. It sets there with "Automatic boot ...
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setup rogue DHCP when using PXE boot [closed]

Recently I want to setup PXE boot server (i.e. DHCP server + TFTP server + syslinux software) for my company network in a LAN. I have read the setup details at here: http://www.linuxjournal.com/...
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How can I create a ram root disk for pxeboot of xen dom0?

I've been able to successfully boot a xen kernel and dom0 by setting up things according to this link: http://www.syslinux.org/wiki/index.php/Mboot.c32 However, I'm wanting my root partition not to ...
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opensuse syslinux in a submenu

I'm trying to create a netboot installer that allows installing various versions of linux. My TFTP server is dnsmasq from debian wheezy. I've got debian, ubuntu, and fedora working fine, but I'm ...
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How do I check what version of syslinux I have?

How do I check what version of syslinux I have?
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Syslinux boot parameters

I'm booting a Debian live system from USB(debian 5.0.3). My syslinux append parameters are: initrd=/live/initrd.img union=aufs persistent noprompt ip=frommedia boot=live noautologin noxautologin ...
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How do I chain boot from grub to syslinux?

I am expanding my rescue usb flash disk. The USB's partition is bootable, and I have installed GRUB to the MBR of the jump drive. It works pretty well - I can boot Freedos and run some utilities,and I ...