Problem with CentOS 7 PXE Install

Denny Bortfeldt denny at
Wed Oct 28 14:31:42 CET 2015

Hello everyone,

I could fix this issue together with Thomas.
I'm using a wheezy installation of FAI and this version have got an old
version of CENTOS/10-security script.
If you replace this with the one from
then everything works like a charm.

Thank you Thomas!

Denny (d3nny)

2015-10-28 13:29 GMT+01:00 Thomas Lange <lange at>:

> >>>>> On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:07:10 +0100, Denny Bortfeldt <
> denny at> said:
>     > I've got a little problem with the CentOS PXE Installation.
>     > My DHCP/PXE-Server is configured and I'm able to select the
>     > centos-installation in the pxe menu.
> Which FAI version are you using? Which PXE menu do you mean? By
> default, there's no PXE menu in FAI.
>     > FAI also extract the base-tgz and update the system. But after
> rebooting the CentOS-Systeme,
>     > there are wrong permissions for "/", which are 700 and therefore no
> user (except for root) is able to login.
>     > Now my question: Why are there wrong permissions? Is this wrong in
> the tgz or is there any process, hook, script which changed them?
> By default when doing a CentOS 7 installation with FAI, during the
> first boot of the new system, the system will fix some
> attributes/permission on the file systems. Maybe this is not working?
> Can you please put the fai.log and shell.log of your installation onto
> If you join the irc channel #fai I can help you much
> faster.
> --
> regards Thomas
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