How to prevent new installations when I have already installed my client through LAN boot?

Michał Dwużnik michal.dwuznik at
Mon Feb 6 09:08:39 CET 2012


why do you need that?
A well configured installation (ssh) runs fai-chboot on its own...


On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 07:38, Natxo Asenjo <natxo.asenjo at> wrote:
> What I do is create a pxe boot menu and set the hd as 1st boot device. That
> way you need to confirm the installation
> On Feb 5, 2012 11:41 PM, "Ivan Reche" <ivan.reche at> wrote:
>> I'm using FAI to automatically install Debian Squeeze in a laptop of mine.
>> I've been able to do everything that I wanted by reading the documentation,
>> except for one thing: every time the installation finishes (and the system
>> reboots automatically, as I ask it to), the recently installed client boots
>> again through the LAN (as expected) but begins the installation process
>> again (something that I want to avoid).
>> Is there an automatic way to make the client prevent itself from
>> reinstalling after the first install? I want it to install itself again only
>> if needed using the fai-chboot program, but not every time.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Ivan

Michal Dwuznik

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