FAI-CD aborts after "mounting root filesystem"

Robert Markula robert.markula at gmx.net
Thu Aug 13 12:26:49 CEST 2009

Hey folks,

Henning Sprang wrote:
>> In the wiki-howto is written that has to be lenny there also if you want to build ubuntu. Is the wiki-articel incorrect in this part?
> It could be that this is a solution to the problems with the
> aufs/unionfs/livehelper (sorry, I don't remember exactly what the
> problems were) problems that often made using Ubuntu as a FAI server
> problematic.

Exactly. It didn't work with Jaunty (or previous versions of Ubuntu)
out-of-the-box, so I went this way to circumvent these problems.

> An interesting idea to solve these problems ( that might also be
> applicable to even run a FAI server on totally different, non-dpkg
> distributions by only having a debootstrap alienated).

That's possible, but I haven't tried yet. But I'd be curious about any
reports on that.

> But then, these Wiki article is only about network install, and I doubt
> it was tested with fai-cd.

It wasn't :-)


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