why does my fai-client want to ssh to fai-client and not to the fai-server ?

Michael Tautschnig mt at debian.org
Thu Aug 28 18:21:45 CEST 2008

> I am netbooting a client I call 'sata-test' . Near the very end of the
> install , on sata-test,
> my client tries to SSH to 'sata-test'.  I think it should ssh to
> pl-dev , to run fai-chboot .   but it doesn't.
> I would provide a fai log... but sata-test doesn't ssh to pl-dev and
> leave a log.
> Any idea why this happens?

In this call to ssh, the $SERVER environment variable is used, which is usually
set to the value provided by the DHCP reply. Now, either your DHCP server is
misconfigured, or you set the SERVER variable in one of your scripts to the
hostname of the client.


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