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

Ivan Reche ivan.reche at
Mon Feb 6 12:47:19 CET 2012

2012/2/6 Michał Dwużnik <michal.dwuznik at>

> Hi Ivan,
> According to my limited experience - it's already done by FAI, just
> configure the installation properly,
> so a succesfull installation runs fai-chboot on its own, without your
> intervention.
> Cheers
> Michal
> >>
> >
> > I'm sorry, I think I wasn't clear enough. I was talking about the laptop
> but
> > I am going to port this configuration to a cluster, and I don't want to
> > connect a terminal to every computer so I can choose what I am going to
> > boot. I think this breaks a little the benefits of using FAI.
> >
> > However, I don't know what is usually done in situations like this. How
> do I
> > automate this step of the installation process?
> >
> > Ivan
> --
> Michal Dwuznik

Well, this is not happening in my case. I have to call fai-chboot from my
"server" at least once to start the first installation, but the
FAI_ACTION="install" stays there forever.

How would I do this, then? What have I disconfigured?

Thanks for the help.
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