I am trying to deploy a list definition which contains a
TaxonomyFieldType, however the managed metadata field that gets deployed is greyed out. This is very frustrating as there are no error messages or other indicators as to what might have gone wrong. I have read on some blogs that this can happen because a special feature with guid
73EF14B1-13A9-416b-A9B5-ECECA2B0604C doesn't get activated by default for blank and custom template sites. So I activated the feature with this command
STSADM -o activatefeature -id 73EF14B1-13A9-416b-A9B5-ECECA2B0604C -url http://<server> -force
However the problem persists. Any ideas?