Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 186638
kickstart nfs installation fails
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:19:53 EST
A NFS installation of FC5 using kickstart fails. It doesn't seem to be related
to the ks.cfg since I've tried ones from FC4 and newly generated ones using
system-config-kickstart. I've verified all md5sums on media that were loaded
onto the NFS drive.
An error dialog says:
Unable to read package metadata. This may be due to a missing repodata
directory. Please ensure that your [snip]
I've even tried using createrepo in the RPMS directory but that didn't seem to
How did you create your repository?
Just copied the Fedora directory from the DVD. This is what I usually do. Is
there another step now?
Did you copy the repodata dir too? The readme needs to be updated, you need
Fedora and repodata parallel to it.
Thanks Paul! That was it. Sorry for the noise.