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

Ivan Reche ivan.reche at
Thu Feb 9 16:21:09 CET 2012

2012/2/9 Thomas Lange <lange at>

> >>>>> On Thu, 9 Feb 2012 12:59:03 -0200, Ivan Reche <ivan.reche at>
> said:
>    > Oh, I just forgot to mention another doubt:
>    >  - when I ssh into a system that has just been installed and waiting
> for reboot, I can see a lot of
>    > FAI's variables, but $SERVER doesn't show anything and there isn't
> any variable that holds the server
>    > IP or hostname. Is this right? How do I find out who is my server?
> Normally, the DHCP defines the variable SERVER. Have a look at your
> boot.log. In dhcpd.conf it's the option server-name.
> --
> regards Thomas

Oh, that must be it. I'm using dnsmasq and I've probably missed such an
option. Gonna look into it as soon as I get back to the laboratory
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