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I have the following pxelinux config:

DEFAULT vesamenu.c32
PROMPT 0

MENU TITLE In The Moon Network

LABEL install1404server
MENU LABEL Install Ubuntu 14.04.1 Server AMD64
include ubuntu-installer/amd64/boot-screens/menu.cfg
default ubuntu-installer/amd64/boot-screens/vesamenu.c32

All mentioned files are accessed by tftpd.

When I do network boot, my menu appears. When I select the (single) item, the following error message appears:

Failed to load COM32 file ubuntu-installer/amd64/boot-screens/vesamenu.c32

Loading is occurred on virtual machine.

What is happening which causes this error message?

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I just had this, I had to redownload everything under my 'ubuntu-installer' directory. I don't know if they were supposed to be binary and they were ascii or the other way around or if they were simply corrupt. As soon as I put the freshly downloaded files in my tftp directory, pxe boot worked great.

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The error message means the PXELINUX bootloader is attempting a TFTP download of file ubuntu-installer/amd64/boot-screens/vesamenu.c32 and failing.

Could be a file permissions issue, or a file corruption issue as suggested by @clickwir.

If the TFTP server software is set to log all requests, checking its log might be helpful: if the TFTP server has logged an error, it's probably a file permissions issue on the server, but if the TFTP download has been successful, the file was probably corrupt on the server.

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