Several distributions have released recently, so we have updated our distribution images and netboot installers. Here is the list of new releases:
- Fedora 26
- Ubuntu Artful 17.10
- FreeBSD 11.1
- NetBSD 7.1
- OpenBSD 6.2
If you decide to install Ubuntu Artful, we’ve made a couple of changes
to the default install. The distribution originally shipped with
systemd-networkd and systemd-resolved used for network management
and name resolution, respectively. We have disabled them both
in our image. Network interfaces are instead configured with the
widely-known ifupdown method used in several other distros we support,
and resolvconf is used for managing the
In September of 2017, we discovered that CentOS 7.4 does not boot for paravirtualized guests. When we updated our CentOS 7 image, we needed it to work for both PV and HVM customers, so we are now using the kernel from the CentOS Plus repository, rather than the stock CentOS 7 kernel.
As usual, the source can be found at prgmr-image-source on GitHub.