No atapi cdrom found

Thierry Ranson thierry.ranson at
Tue Dec 23 13:18:56 CET 2014

Thanks a lot guys for your help its much appreciated. I'm trying all this
today !

Le 23 déc. 2014 11:15, "Toomas Tamm" <tt-fai at> a écrit :

> On Mon, 2014-12-22 at 15:46 +0100, Thierry Ranson wrote:
> > Im going to try setting my ISO on USB... By the way is it possible for
> > me to run the install with the scripts "manually" from another kernel?
> > I've been browsing the fai ISO but I don't really get the steps of the
> > install. There probably is a script that launches everything since its
> > an automatic install but I haven't found it in the ISO. This could
> > probably help me. Sorry if my messages are confused I'm not very
> > familiar with all of this but I'm ready to make big efforts.
> The whole "magic" on FAI starts from a single symbolic link: in the
> nfsroot , /etc/init.d/rcS is not a script as usual, but a link
> to /usr/sbin/fai. As you probably know, the inittab instructs init to
> run that script as one of the first things during boot.
> So if you manage to boot a kernel and mount the FAI nfsroot (from CD,
> from network, or otherwise) as root file system (chroot should work
> too), you should just start the /usr/sbin/fai script from command prompt
> to get the install going.
> (Never tried it myself, so there may be details I am unaware of).
> Best regards,
> Toomas Tamm
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