pxelinux.0 doesn't recognize my Mirrored debian??
On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 06:29:11PM +0100, Abdelkader BELAHCENE wrote:
> I mirrored completly lenny (i386) on my server about 19 giga, last month.
> I want to install on PC by using my server via the pxelinux.0 program.
> It runs correctly when the server for installation is an official one
> for example ftp.fr.debian.org,
> when I use mine, I doesn't found appropriate file. I checked the command
> use (on second terminal) it used
> sh -c /usr/lib/debian-installer/retivier/net-retriv.....
> and other commands like
> anna retriver default
> Is there a special directory to download in relation with the net
> install via pxe??
> Notice: When the netinstall from usb found corrcetly my server ????
> maybe I need DNS, I just gave IP address ???
> My goal is to install several machines without CDROM or USB, using my
> local mirror.
What I usually do is create an apt-cacher server, this acts as a apt
proxy, you place lines in yours sources.list that points to the
apt-cacher and it either returns the file from its cache or retrieves it
from the net. That way you only retrieve the packages you use (and once
I have used this from a net install cd, not from a pxe boot server, but
I believe they are about the same environment.
have a look at apt-cacher, have the local machine point to it first and
then do you pxe env
> thanks for help
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