fai newb help please

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Mon Oct 27 20:34:55 CET 2003

On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 01:41:29PM -0500, Jones George wrote:
> HI everyone,
> after hearing and reading about fai for about a year i am finally
> giving it a try on a small 8 node linux cluster.
> so far i have fai configured successfully..

> i have created a bootfloppy but when I boot with it, it has trouble
> mounting the root filesystem.
> on the master/install server syslog i see the following messages:
> Oct 27 13:52:52 nucleus dhcpd: BOOTREQUEST from 00:90:27:73:99:94 via
> eth1
> Oct 27 13:52:52 nucleus dhcpd: BOOTREPLY for to atom07
> (00:90:27:73:99:94) via eth1
> Oct 27 13:52:52 nucleus rpc.mountd: refused mount request from atom07
> for /tftpboot/ (/): no export entry
> it seems like its trying to mount /tftpboot/ipnumber instead of
> /usr/lib/fai/nfsroot
> any idea what I am missing?
the server/client concept.

The server should provide what clients request
or configure the clients to request what the servers has.

Summary: It is up to you on which end you fix the problem.

> thanks for any help..
You can hire me

> -Jones

Geert Stappers
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