mount error trying to use fai-cd
timothy.edwards.ext at siemens.com
Thu Aug 21 13:00:03 CEST 2008
Replying to my own post, I've found the problem, somehow
/srv/fai/config/etc/apt/sources.list was created as a directory. It was
probably something I did before when I was fiddling around with the
Tim Edwards wrote:
> I've upgraded to the 3.2.9 packages now and still getting the same
> error. I've taken a copy of the fai-cd script and added in some
> debugging statements above the mount command, ie:
> file $tmp1
> file $nfsrootdir/etc/apt/sources.list
> mount -v --bind "$tmp1" "$nfsrootdir/etc/apt/sources.list"
> Interestingly I get:
> Bind mounting all required parts
> NFSROOT /srv/fai/nfsroot/live/filesystem.dir mounted
> Config space /srv/fai/config/ mounted
> Mirror /srv/fai/debian/ mounted
> Trying mount --bind /tmp/tmp.vvccSG8734
> /tmp/tmp.vvccSG8734: ASCII text
> /tmp/fai-cd.Wa8712/live/filesystem.dir/etc/apt/sources.list: directory
> mount: Not a directory
> how come the sources.list file appears as a directory all of a sudden?
> Could this be something to do with the way the rest of it is mounted?
> Thomas Lange wrote:
>>>>>>> On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 17:36:00 +0200, Tim Edwards
>>>>>>> <timothy.edwards.ext at siemens.com> said:
>> > fai-setup -v
>> > fai-mirror /srv/fai/debian/
>> > export FAI_CONFIGDIR=/srv/fai/config/
>> You do not need to set this variable. The file /etc/fai/fai.conf is
>> sourced by fai-cd which will set this variable.
>> > However I keep getting this:
>> > faiserver:/srv/fai# fai-cd -m /srv/fai/debian/ /tmp/faiclient1.iso
>> > Bind mounting all required parts
>> > NFSROOT /srv/fai/nfsroot/live/filesystem.dir mounted
>> > Config space /srv/fai/config/ mounted
>> > Mirror /srv/fai/debian/ mounted
>> > mount: Not a directory
>> > This is on Debian Etch, any idea why it's happening?
>> Which FAI version are you using?
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