AW: fai-make-nfsroot failing (was: AW: fai-make-nfsroot failing with dracut version 050+35-2)

Frank Morawietz Frank.Morawietz at
Mon May 18 14:10:43 CEST 2020

Hello Thomas,

thanks for you offer.

>    > I am currently installing a brand new FAI server on Debian buster (10.4) with FAI 5.9.4 from the Debian repos.
>    > Dracut is missing the 'livenet' module and therefor fails to create the initrd.
>    > I re-ran  fai-make-nfsroot , re-installed all Dracut packages and much more. Nothing helped.
> Did you check /etc/fai/apt/sources.list?
>                    ^^^
> Do you use the fai project repos also there?

It looks like this:

# cat /etc/fai/apt/sources.list
# These lines should work for many sites

deb buster main contrib non-free
deb buster/updates main contrib non-free
deb buster-backports main contrib non-free

# repository that may contain newer fai packages for buster
deb [trusted=yes] buster koeln

> Please put your fai-make-nfsroot -v log onto or send
> it to me. Then I will have a look.

Please find it at <>

Let me know if I can provide more information. Or if you are interested what I did to cope with the errors in above log so far.

Frank Morawietz

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