my fai doesn't know the server name.

Radek Hnilica ML at
Tue Mar 11 11:00:20 CET 2003

> thanks,  I install these now.  I rewrite little fai.conf and try to use it.
> but client goes panic:
> IP-Config: Got DHCP answer from, my address is
> IP-Config: Complete:
>       device=eth0, addr=, mask=, gw=,
>      host=fai0001,, nis-domain=(none),
>      bootserver=, rootserver=, rootpath=/usr/lib/fai/nfsroot
> NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0
> kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k block-major-8, errno = 2
> VFS: Cannot open root device "" or 08:01
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:01

sory to bother you.  stupid mistake.

the problem was in /etc/exports. The fai uses NIS groups which I have
not.  I still do not use NIS.  So I add Manual exports for fai to

/usr/local/share/fai @faiclients(ro)
/usr/lib/fai/nfsroot @faiclients(ro,no_root_squash)

# Manual exports for FAI

Radek Hnilica <Radek at Hnilica dot CZ>
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