FAI CD: the easy way to start with FAI




Download FAI CD


FAI 4.3.1+wheezy1, Debian Wheezy, Kernel 3.2, amd64, size 648MB, md5sum, sha256sum


Installation from CD, DVD or USB stick

Perform a FAI installation from CD-ROM without setting up an install server. FAI-CD puts all data needed for a fully automatic installation on a CD. No network is needed and you can install the whole system from CD.

Look at the fai-cd slideshow! 16 pictures showing a complete installation from CD


FAI on a USB stick

You can write the ISO image to a USB stick using the command dd(1):
dd if=faicd64-4.3.1+wheezy1.iso of=/dev/sdX
and replace /dev/sdX with the name of your USB device (e.g. /dev/sdf).

FAI CD Multi distribution

  • This CD image can install Debian 6, CentOS 6 and Scientific Linux Cern 6 from CD
  • You can select from simple installation without any X11 or including a desktop
  • FAI CD Multi ISO image, md5sum ,sha256sum
  • FAI 4.2, kernel 3.2, amd64, size 682MB
  • For Debian it uses the package mirror on the CD, for CentOS and SLC it connects to the fastest network mirror
  • After the installation the account demo with the password fai is available.
  • The root password is also fai.

Short description for the FAI-CD

  • The system will be installed to the first disk. All data on the disk will be deleted.
  • All log files from the installation can be found in /var/log/fai/localhost/last/
  • After the installation the account demo with the password fai is available.
  • The root password is also fai.

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:53:38 +0200