PXE Booting Ubuntu from WDS (Windows Deployment Solutions)

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Feb 3 06:41:55 UTC 2010

May I suggest Fedora or Centos that supports graphical boot over 
pxe/network whether local console or remote vnc?


Not tried it but things do not look very good on the debian-installer 
front which is what you are most likely using for pxe Ubuntu.

On Wednesday, February 03, 2010 01:19 PM, Chadley Wilson wrote:
> <snipped>
> Other than that:
> <http://www.google.com/search?complete=0&hl=en&q=ubuntu+%2Bpxe&btnG=Search>
> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto>
> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PXEInstallMultiDistro>
> Thank you for some new links, I have my PXE working, it boots Linux, Windows and freedos.
> The problem I am faced with presently is that the only way the Ubuntu installer runs - is in text mode. So to minimize the stress that get bestowed on me by the staff I have configured it with kickstart to automatically install for now.
> Because we have close to 1000 requests a month for dual boot systems, I actually need the installer to install in graphic mode so that the staff can edit the partition setup accordingly with ease...
> Now I have some idea of where to start, It is just not very clear right now. I need to figure out what the parameters are that I must pass to the default install kernel... The problem is that the Ubuntu Kernel doesn't support all the options that other kernels do... Does anyone here know what all the parameters are that the default install kernel for Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic will support?
> Any ideas?
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