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Re: Installing Debian on a Minnowboard Turbot with installer on USB stick?




Rick Thomas wrote:

> 
> On May 27, 2018, at 3:57 AM, deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> Rick Thomas wrote:
>> 
>>> Can you suggest any way to get around the problem?
>> 
>> Sorry to jump in, but I had a similar experience with Pi few years ago.
>> 
>> I see this board supports network boot - for experimenting it is the one
>> I usually prefer. I setup tftp/dhcp server long time ago for other
>> projects and just add the image I want to boot there (for Pi arm).
>> Advantage is I can do simple install in chroot or for arm with qemu
>> (debootstrap) and setup the dhcp so that the client picks this up.
>> This saved a lot of time when playing with Pi.
> 
> Jumping in with useful suggestions is *always* welcome!
> 
> Do you have a pointer to a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up a tftp
> server and provision it with the necessary files for booting the debian
> installer?
> 

Isn't your google not working today?

https://wiki.debian.org/PXEBootInstall

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto
http://debianaddict.com/2012/06/19/diskless-debian-linux-booting-via-dhcppxenfstftp/