|Update on the Dell e310|
- Setup network booting
- Changed the boot config for the network boot to automatically boot into the right install after a small timeout
- Disabled the onboard USB controller
- Installed a random PCI USB controller
- Rebooted the target machine
- The installer now netboots, and goes into the kernel with no interaction from the keyboard
- Install like normal
I've just realised that I never got around to commenting on how to get the Dell working with Ubuntu. Here's what I did (I'm hoping I remember it all correctly):
So, I just leave the onboard USB controller disabled, and use the PCI one.
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