AW: fai-make-nfsroot

Thomas Lange lange at
Wed Apr 15 13:48:18 CEST 2015

>>>>> On Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:11:12 +0200, Christian Meyer <c2h5oh at> said:

    > Of course "real merging" isn't possible, but what about
    > modifying /etc/fai/nfsroot.conf to something like:

    > DISTRIBUTION=$(cat /etc/fai/apt/sources.list | grep -Em1
    > '(.debian.|.ubuntu.)' | cut -d\  -f2')

    > CODENAME=$(cat /etc/fai/apt/sources.list | grep -Eom1 '( squeeze |
    > wheezy | jessie | trusty | utopic | vivid )')

No, this will fail in some situations, but the user expects the code
to work correctly. I prefer to let the user edit those files, because
then he is responsible for the change and maybe he knows what he had
done wrong.

    > Many people (now including me) know it, it's just about making FAI more
    > newbie-friedly.
I will add a hint into the FAI guide, which I'm currently working on.

regards Thomas

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