FAI using for installations AND nfsroot for diskless clients

Thomas Lange lange at cs.uni-koeln.de
Sun Nov 1 15:40:59 CET 2020

>>>>> On Sun, 1 Nov 2020 12:57:43 +0100, Thomas <74cmonty at gmail.com> said:

    > I consider using FAI for 2 scenarios:
    > - OS deployment on client
    > - nfsroot for diskless clients

    > Is my assumption correct, that I need two different nfsroot directories?
Yes. You should also use two etc configs, like /etc/fai for OS
deployment and /etc/fai-diskless for the other nfsroot.

    > If yes, how can I maintain these different nfsroot dirs?
    > I would then need 2 different /etc/fai/nfsroot.conf, right?
Then use fai-make-nfsroot -C ......

For the diskless client setup, have a look at

regards Thomas

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