fai-make-nfsroot fails

Thomas Lange lange at informatik.uni-koeln.de
Tue Feb 19 14:55:30 CET 2013

>>>>> On Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:37:38 +0100, Michael Pfeiffer <pfeiffml at iis.fhg.de> said:

    > @Thomas: I don't know how to get the fai-make-nfsroot to use the dracut 
    > package 020-2. Where would I define that? (I could chroot 
    > /srv/fai/nfsroot aptitude... but it looks like that is overwritten 
    > anyhow when I call fai-make-nfsroot the next time.)
You do not need to chroot. Check /etc/fai/apt/sources.list

    > I'm really confused about a bunch of things regarding the configuration 
    > for the nfsroot setup.

    > Which sources should be used for a setup on ubuntu 12.04 LTS (and 
    > minimum trouble ;)?
Use Debian if you want to have minimum trouble.

    > Right now, my /etc/apt/sources.list contains the ubuntu precise sources 
    > that were here before my attempt to fai, and fai-project.org/download 
    > wheezy koeln. Would it be smarter to use deb 
    > http://ppa.launchpad.net/fai/ubuntu lucid main ?
Do not mix /etc/apt/sources.list and /etc/fai/apt/sources.list. FAI
uses the later for building the nfsroot.

regards Thomas

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