Bug 238930

Summary: Installation failure Repo not found on DVD image.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: chris vogan <chrisvogan>
Component: relengAssignee: Daniel Mach <dmach>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Release Test Team <release-test-team>
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Version: 5.0CC: syeghiay
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Hardware: ppc64   
OS: Linux   
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Description chris vogan 2007-05-03 22:18:53 UTC
Description of problem:
During the installation of EL5 on PPC. The installer failed during dependency
Looking at the DVD media, is a directory /repodata?
Non of the DVD/CD I burn contain this directory.
But looks like anaconda is looking for it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Install from DVD on IBM PPC

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:
Traceback (most recent call first):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py", line 433, in __get
    raise Errors.RepoError, "failure: %s from %s: %s" % (relative, self.id, e)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py", line 622, in retrieveMD
    cache=self.http_caching == 'all')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py", line 651, in getGroups
    file = self.retrieveMD('group')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 406, in doGroupSetup
    groupfile = repo.getGroups()
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/yuminstall.py", line 801, in doGroupSetup
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/yuminstall.py", line 886, in doRepoSetup
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/backend.py", line 158, in doRepoSetup
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 201, in moveStep
    rc = stepFunc(self.anaconda)
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/dispatch.py", line 124, in gotoNext
  File "/usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 588, in run
  File "/usr/bin/anaconda", line 970, in ?
RepoError: failure: repodata/comps-rhel5-server-core.xml from
anaconda-base-200702081628.ppc: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Daniel Mach 2011-01-05 09:14:40 UTC
I don't think it's still a bug, latest update releases seem to be working.