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

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.



    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


    • /usr/sbin/pxe-kexec
    • /usr/share/doc/pxe-kexec/NEWS.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pxe-kexec/README
    • /usr/share/doc/pxe-kexec/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pxe-kexec/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man8/pxe-kexec.8.gz


    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)