Booting into login rather than install

Thomas Lange lange at
Thu Oct 20 22:04:59 CEST 2016

>>>>> On Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:16:25 +0000, Ronald Steele <rsteele at> said:

    > I have a fai-server installation where the client boots into the login prompt rather than doing an install.  I can’t determine what I have done to cause this to happen.   I’ve compared boot params between systems that work and those that don’t and I can’t see any difference.  

Are you doing PXE boot? Check the pxelinux.cfg

> I added uses to /srv/fai/nfsroot/etc/ and I can now log into that system, so I’m sure that’s what is happening.

    > Any ideas?
Maybe a broken nfsroot setup. I saw this in the past. Try to rebuild
the nfsroot.

regards Thomas

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