FAI and portmapper problems

Steffen Grunewald steffen.grunewald at aei.mpg.de
Thu Jun 9 18:27:47 CEST 2005

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 06:12:00PM +0200, David Hausheer wrote:
> >It's just too late for starting the portmapper, since starting the
> >portmapper is done before your script is executed. But try to activate
> That's what I also thought in the beginning. However, it turned out that 
> when I logged in to the client over ssh during installation and manually 
> run ifconfig from there, this always solved the problem, even though it 
> was long after the portmapper had been started. It really seemed as if 
> the ifconfig statement in the customization script had no effect.
> >the interface and to start the portmapper in your script.
> >This should work and would be a nice workaround.
> >Is this a script in /fai/class or in /fai/scripts?
> in /fai/scripts (i.e. /usr/local/share/fai/scripts on the server)

I put it into a hook (as Dominik suggested) and got rid of the portmapper


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