FAI (root password change on errors)

Thomas Lange lange at cs.uni-koeln.de
Thu Jun 18 18:26:05 CEST 2020

>>>>> On Thu, 18 Jun 2020 15:27:53 +0000, Matteo Guglielmi <Matteo.Guglielmi at dalco.ch> said:

    > when FAI stops because of any error in the scripts, FAI starts
    > a login shell (tty console) on the install client and the root
    > password of FAI itself (nfsroot+overlayfs) is changed.
normally I would expect that you get a root shell prompt and not a
login prompt if the installation is stopped.

You can also type alt-F2 or alt-F3 to get a shell prompt. No need for
a login with user and password.

regards Thomas

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