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MacBook Pro won't find network boot disk

My optical drive doesn't work on my MacBook Pro, and my Internet connection is too slow to use the recovery partition to download Lion. I have a disk and a Windows PC I can use on the same network. I ...
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Clone a NetBoot Drive

I am in a small pickle. Basically, I have a netboot server (I think, when you press option at startup, drives with small globes appear) but I cannot access it locally, and I need to clone it to a ...
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Diskless NetBoot images served from a 10.8/10.9 server will not consistently boot

When hosting a diskless Netboot image from a server running 10.8/10.9 (I have witnessed this with both) the client machine will frequently not boot giving an error: mount_afp: AFPMountURL returned ...
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DeployStudio Kernel Panic

We have setup a DeployStudio server on a Mountain Lion server and also a NetBoot set on the server for deploying an image for a lab of about 70 workstations. We are in the process of upgrading them ...
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new world g3 ignores tftpserver

I bought a blue and white g3 power mac. It does not have a hard drive or install cds. I have drives which should work, but I have not bothered to put one in because my current project is to setup a ...
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Does the iMac EFI Update 1.7 change how NetBooting works?

I have a NetBoot server to manage all the Macs in my office. However, when I started a weekly backup of one of my iMacs last week, after rebooting and holding N, I saw the blinking globe for a few ...
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HTTP Get is not working stable after Netboot

I am booting a Netboot Image with a MacMini 5.1, after the system is up a shell script calls a server via curl. At the moment the Internet connection is up and running. I verify that doing a ping to ...
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Is it possible to NetBoot into Windows?

I have a MacBook Air (2013) and I would like to run (that is, boot into) Windows without creating a partition for it. I also want to keep it mobile within an office area, so I would prefer not to use ...
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Netboot Image - Where is the user generated data stored

I have a OS X Lion Server hosting netboot images. I also have a 10.8 Server for creating 10.8 images, but am hosting all images from one 10.7 NetBoot server. When a client machine boots a specific ...
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How to clone user accounts via Apple Remote Desktop - Mountain Lion

I am trying to configure a middle school lab of 25 new iMacs running 10.8 Mountain Lion. I would have liked to have cloned them over the network, but we don't have a Mac server. Right now they are all ...
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How to include iLife with a NetInstall Image of Lion?

I've got a NetBoot server set up on Lion server that pushes several NetRestore and NetInstall images. While I have a NetRestore image that already has iLife '11 on it, I want to have a NetInstall ...
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Is there an easy way to update a NetBoot image?

I have a NetBoot image which I use for booting into to do things like disk maintenance and testing new applications without having to install them on my workstation. It's really handy, but I created ...