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How to config cobbler, then when a VM launch, it can execute full-automatic installation?

I follow the cobbler manual installed the cobbler, and I have imported some operating system isos into it. I started a vm, it entered this page for choosing OS: So, I have a question to it, where ...
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Cobbler ESXi installation freeze and not loading kernel

Trying to pxe install ESXi6.7 [VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.7.0-8169922.x86_64.iso] via cobbler. But the kernel seems not loading and stuck. Below attached the screenshot of it. The target system boots ...
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Ubuntu server installation stuck at “loading initrd.gz” ready in cobbler

Base OS: Centos7 Cobbler version: release28 I am trying to autoinstall ubuntu-18.04.3-server-amd64.iso via cobbler, but installation freeze at loading initrd.gz. Below is the kickstart file used: ...
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How to configure DHCP server in Virtualbox CentOS7 VM for Cobbler PXE boot?

I am very new to Virtual Box and try to emulate cobber PXE boot network installation in virtual box Trying to configure VM1 as PXE/DHCP server and make VM2 as client to get the IP from VM1 DHCP ...
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Failed to start LSB: daemon for libvirt virtualization API

I am trying to install cobber(https://cobbler.github.io/) in centos VM. when I tried to start cobbler , libvirtd fails to start message thrown. [root@dev cobbler]# systemctl start cobblerd Job for ...
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Preseeding a Debian Jessie doesn't yield a default gateway

I used this in the .seed file: d-i netcfg/choose_interface select eth0 d-i netcfg/get_hostname string fj4.testnet d-i netcfg/disable_autoconfig boolean true d-i netcfg/dhcp_failed note d-i netcfg/...
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Unable to kickstart machine with spacewalk / 404 squashfs.img

I am using spacewalk 2.6 on a CentOS7 machine. I am trying to kickstart machine from the spacewalk server. For troubleshooting purposes, i have disabled SElinux For troublshooting purposes, i have no ...
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Can't virt-install during the kickstart of the hypervisor

We install physical machines using cobbler/kickstart. On theses physical machines we need to be sure that one specific VM is installed and will be running on startup, so we tried to install the vm ...
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CentOS7 repository- is there such a thing?

I have found a CentOS7 EPEL repository here: http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/7/x86_64/ but I was wondering if there is such a thing as just a Centos7 ...
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Rsync error using replicate command with cobbler

I am having an issue with creating a cobbler clone using the replicate command. I have a total of 4 distros in the original cobbler. All of them are being cloned correctly, except for one. This is the ...
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Cobbler+Kickstart $basearch problems

I'm using CentOS 6.5 with Cobbler 2.4 (from EPEL). I'm trying to use a heredoc comment to create a repo file (which works) without the $basearch being interpreted. What happens is the file is created ...
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Suse 12.1 autoyast, root password not set

I'm trying to configure autoyast to run via cobbler. For some reason the root password is not getting set. I've tried to use encrypted password and generating a profile from GUI autoyast and then ...
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RHEL6 not registering correctly when using PXE boot via Cobbler

When I create a RHEL6 server using the DVD media, it works fine. However, we want to do PXE installs. We import the RHEL6 DVD to cobbler by doing the following: $ sudo mount -o loop,ro rhel6-dvd.iso ...