FAI and NFS... please help troubleshoot

Thomas Lange lange at informatik.Uni-Koeln.DE
Sat May 27 11:59:49 CEST 2006

>>>>> On Sat, 27 May 2006 03:58:18 -0400, Yaroslav Halchenko <yoh at psychology.rutgers.edu> said:

    > the visible sideeffect so far is inability to determine IP address for
    > chboot action...
    > local ipaddr=$(cat $LOGDIR/boot.log | grep IPADDR | cut -d\' -f2)

    > why not to rely on an original ip obtained by the beast during boot?
    > dmesg.log:IP-Config: Got DHCP answer from, my address is

You do not have this line if you are using BOOTP or have a fixed IP
configuration on the kernel command line. The boot.log file will give
you the correct IP address most of the time.

regards Thomas

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