Questions tagged [network-boot]

Booting over a network without needing an SD card or other local storage on the Pi itself

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PXE Boot Pi Zero via USB LAN adapter

Is it possible to PXE boot a Raspberry Pi Zero (2W) using a USB LAN adapter? Specifically, using these components: Raspberry Pi Zero 2W USB Micro -> USB socket adapter cable TP-Link UE300 (Realtek ...
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Raspberry Pi network install with no keyboard

How can I perform a network install without a keyboard? I'm working with the following configuration: Raspberry Pi 4 model B Bootloader version is capable of network install (Apr 2022) Blank SD card ...
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Custom Raspbian Image Installed via Network

I am trying to find a common way of installing a custom version of raspbian to an empty raspberry pi in the same network that boots with an empty SD Card. The most important key aspects is that the ...
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How to disable Raspberry Pi network booting

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B that only boots if an ethernet cable is plugged in. Basically on boot it waits for network boot until an ethernet cable is plugged in, then boots normally. How can I disable ...
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Can a RPi be network booted with an NFS other than NFSv3?

Please excuse me if I am asking this question in the wrong place: I'm trying to network boot Ubuntu 22.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4B, and I'm not entirely clear where Raspberry ends and Ubuntu begins :-) ...
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How do I convert a working iSCSI boot from SD to TFTP?

I can boot my RPi4 with iSCSI from an SD card. I can also boot it with NFS from a TFTP server. I conclude that my basic DHCP, TFTP, NFS and iSCSI configurations work. I would like to boot the RPi4 ...
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How to boot multiple raspberry's with one read-only NFS root

I want to boot my raspberry's via NFS using a read-only nfs root filesystem. Refering to technologies like: overlayfs or tmpfs i am curious in how to achive this in the right way using mostly commonly ...
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Network-Boot without DHCP, remote TFTP

I know there is a way to boot a RPi without DHCP, when i set an static TFTP_IP. But can i set an remote TFTP Server? So my goal is: Connect RPi to the Network. Get files from remote TFTP and boot from ...
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How to netboot Raspberry Pi 3 B+ from Linux?

I would like to boot Raspberry Pi 3 B+ from network but not from other Raspberry Pi. I have several machines in my LAN including x86 Linux with DHCP, TFTP and so on. Are there any instructions on how ...
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Raspberry pi run startup python script cannot send HTTP requests

I let my python script run at startup but some of HTTP requests (using requests pip module) not working. However, when I run the script manually with sudo openvt -s -w /path/to/launcher.sh, all HTTP ...
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Network boot Raspberry Pi 3 using a USB to ethernet adapter

I have extracted the bootcode.bin, .dat and .elf files from Raspbian and put on a SDCard. I have also compiled u-boot and put u-boot.bin on the SDcard. Now when I power on, u-boot loads fine from the ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 network boot without tftp?

we want to boot the PI 4 from the network without an sd card. We already have an old system that works on the old pis with a minimal image that gets from the DHCP server the boot server. Is something ...
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How to network boot Pi over WiFi

Since the Raspberry Pi 3B it has been possible to take out the SD card and boot over the network however this seems to imply wired Ethernet only. Is it possible to somehow specify a WiFi network, ...
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