ACLs on /target/ while installation causing trouble

Ian Kelling ian at
Fri Oct 28 02:23:16 CEST 2016

On Thu, Oct 27, 2016, at 06:00 AM, Ian Kelling wrote:
> For anyone else hitting this, also worth noting that basefiles
> generated on a system with messed up acls can have
> bad acls built in to them and they will need to be
> fixed / recreated in addition to putting a new tar in the
> nfsroot.
> Alternate way of getting new tar that I used:
> On the fai server:
> cat >/etc/fai/apt/preferences <<'EOF'
> Package: tar
> Pin: release a=jessie-backports
> Pin-Priority: 500
> tee -a >/etc/fai/apt/sources.list <<'EOF'
> deb jessie-backports main
> then regenerated the nfsroot.

Typo there, should have been

tee -a /etc/fai/apt/sources.list <<'EOF'
deb jessie-backports main

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