pxe-kexec - Fetch PXE configuration file and netboot using kexec

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name pxe-kexec
Package version 0.2.4
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 269 B
Download size 84.16 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Tool that fetches PXE configuration file (SysLinux' PXELinux format),
prompts the user for a boot entry (label), (supports interactive
editing of the kernel parameters), downloads the selected kernel and
initrd over the network using TFTP, FTP or HTTP and finally reboots
into the kernel using kexec.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pxe-kexec_0.2.4-3_i386.deb 0.2.4 i386 Ubuntu Universe
pxe-kexec - - -


Name Value
kexec-tools -
libc6 >= 2.4
libcurl3-gnutls >= 7.16.2-1
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libreadline6 >= 6.0
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1


Type URL
Binary Package pxe-kexec_0.2.4-3_amd64.deb
Source Package pxe-kexec

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pxe-kexec deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pxe-kexec




2012-05-14 - Dave Walker (Daviey) <DaveWalker@ubuntu.com>
pxe-kexec (0.2.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/fix-ftbfs-gcc-4-7.patch: Resolve FTBFS when built with
gcc-4.7.  Adds an additional 'include' of 'unistd.h' to
src/networkhelper.cc. Patch courtesy of Paul Tagliamonte. (Closes: #672071)
* debian/control: Bumped standards to 3.9.3, no changes required.
* debian/copyright: Updated Format URL to new (versioned) location.
2011-12-07 - Dave Walker (Daviey) <DaveWalker@ubuntu.com>
pxe-kexec (0.2.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: 
- Only build for linux-any.
- Added kexec-tools to Build-Depends to ensure there is a
published binary for that target architecture.
2011-11-19 - Dave Walker (Daviey) <DaveWalker@ubuntu.com>
pxe-kexec (0.2.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #649338)

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