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sanboot:ubuntu_aoe [2010/09/17 04:55]
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 ====== Setting up an Ubuntu Installation to work with AOE ====== ====== Setting up an Ubuntu Installation to work with AOE ======
 +(Tested on Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 and Ubuntu Maverick 10.10)
  
 First make sure you have a server with some aoe server software installed. ​ If you use Linux as a server, get and install the "​vblade"​ package. First make sure you have a server with some aoe server software installed. ​ If you use Linux as a server, get and install the "​vblade"​ package.
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 Note: I don't know if the above steps are the best way to make eth0 name static, but this is what works for me. Note: I don't know if the above steps are the best way to make eth0 name static, but this is what works for me.
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 +You are now finished with editing the client. Shutdown the client now.
  
 ===== Last step: Transfer the image to the server ===== ===== Last step: Transfer the image to the server =====
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 ===== Random Notes ===== ===== Random Notes =====
  
-If you don't install any proprietary video drivers, then what you got here is an image that will boot from either AOE, USB, or any internal/​external disk on any machine. +    * If you don't install any proprietary video drivers, then what you got here is an image that will boot from either AOE, USB, or any internal/​external disk on any machine. 
- +    ​* ​Since Ubuntu is Debian based, these steps should work with Debian too but I haven'​t tried it myself 
-Since Ubuntu is Debian based, these steps should work with Debian too but I haven'​t tried it myself +    ​* ​You cannot create sparse images if you copy to a windows or samba network share, use nfs/ssh/nc (netcat) instead. ​ Here is an example with nc (netcat):
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-You cannot create sparse images if you copy to a windows or samba network share, use nfs/ssh/nc (netcat) instead. ​ Here is an example with nc (netcat):+
  
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