Having been sick as a dog for nearly two weeks, I had the opportunity to kill some time setting up a PXE boot server for my network.
It’s working nicely now, so I can connect devices to my network & immediately boot via PXE to install media for Fedora, CentOS or Ubuntu. It’s also handy for virtual machines, connect them to a virtual network with dnsmasq dhcp setup to provide the pxe boot server address, and your VMs can PXE boot too.
If you need to PXE boot:
– Fedora 27 (server & live workstation iso media)
– CentOS 7.4
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (server & live desktop iso media)
– Ubuntu 17.04 (server & live desktop iso media)
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