Release Notes: A bunch of bugs were fixed. This release is ready to go for Debian squeeze and can also be used with Debian lenny. It supports the installation of CentOS and Scientific Linux Cern using an adjusted config space.
Release Notes: Fixes were made for Ubuntu and upstart. Many fixes and enhancements were made for setup-storage. Installation was made faster by using a ramdisk.
Release Notes: Now it's very easy to set up a FAI install server for i386 on a host running AMD-64 and vice-versa. Many bugs were closed, including many improvements in setup-storage. Automatic tests are now supported. There is support for apt keys using files named package_config/*.asc. Debian geo mirrors are used in the default configuration. The fai-guide is now written in AsciiDoc.
Release Notes: There are many changes in the templates and example scripts. This release has kernel 2.4.20 support, uses a stand alone script for defining classes, and more.
Release Notes: The default name for the FAI kernel-image package has changed to kernel-image-2.2.20_fai1_i386.deb, since the package fai-kernel >=1.4 contains install kernels which support both the BOOTP and DHCP protocol A wrong symlink for rcS_fai has been fixed. id_dsa* and id_rsa* files are copied in make-fai-nfsroot. use strict is enabled in the Perl scripts. "append ip=dhcp" has been added to pxelinux.cfg/default. There are minor changes in packages_config files. The setup_harddisks default filesystem type has changed from auto to ext2.
Release Notes: Beowulf support was improved. The code was reorganized. Hook support and new classes were added.
Release Notes: FAI_FLAGS can now be space or comma separated. They must be space-separated in bootptab. Use a comma to separate them as additional kernel parameters. bootp requests on multiple ethernet devices now show the device name. The all_hosts script no longer uses a hardcoded list of hosts. It now uses the netgroup allhosts.
Release Notes: A new chapter and many examples and tools for Beowulf clusters, a script for software package updates after initial installation, reorganisation of the source code for more modularity and readability, hooks can skip the default task, and many more.
Release Notes: This version features woody and grub support. The user can now add his own functions by using hooks.
Release Notes: The fcopy and ftar commands were added to make it easy to copy files and extract archives. Linux kernel 2.2.19 is now supported. There are now fewer cfengine scripts and more shell scripts. FAI is now more portable, and it has been tested on Sun SPARC. package_config can now use the dpkg --get-selections format. Log files can now be saved via rcp or scp. The manual was greatly improved. New descriptions for all classes are now available. The log files of two sample installations with FAI 2.0 are available on the FAI homepage.