AW: 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 16:25:06 CEST 2020

Hi Thomas,

> Are you sure, you are using fai 5.9.4 on your fai server, where you
> call fai-make-fnsroot? What's the output of this command?
> $ dpkg -l |grep fai-

ooops, you are right - I have version 5.8.4 installed. Sorry, my fault.   ☹

There is no FAI newer than this in the Debian default repos, right?
Do I need to add the  repos to get a newer version?

> Inside fai-make-fnsroot we call these commands to check if the two new
> dracut packages are available.
>    $ROOTCMD apt show dracut-live dracut-squash >/dev/null 2>/dev/null
>    if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
>        pkgs+=" dracut-live dracut-squash"
>    fi

Are  dracut-live  and  dracut-squash  part of the newer FAI release? I can't find them in the Debian standard repos.

Frank Morawietz

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