No pxe boot on virtual box guests

Sven Schumacher schumacher at
Tue Jan 26 14:22:10 CET 2016

You might try to change the type of network card, which is virtually
simulated by Virtualbox...

Am 26.01.2016 um 14:19 schrieb Christian Linden:
> Hi all,
> Thomas went through all steps with me for a couple of days.. and we both come the conclusion
> that Virtual Box must be the culprit.
> I’ve a faiserver as guest and want to pxe boot another guest; the client gets an IP address but not the pxelinux.0
> Connecting locally on the faiserver with a tftp client the download works, hence the tftp server works.
> Does anyone know about this problem with/among VBox guests among each other?
> I checked all kinds of network VBox offers: Nat, Nat network, Internal Network, Bridged.. no way.
> Thanks so much!
> Best,
> Chris

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