Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439121
NFS install of F9Beta fails - unable to read package metadata
Last modified: 2008-03-27 10:30:02 EDT
Description of problem:
During a NFS install of F9-Beta-DVD-i386, after formating my partitions, an
error pops up:
"Unable to read package metadata. This maybe due to a missing repodata
directory. Please ensure that your install directory tree has been correctly
Cannot retrive repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository:
anaconda-Fedora-200803191358.i386. Please verify its path and try again."
There's an option to "edit" - where you can change the Repository name, and
Repository URL. I don't know what to try.
I have to exit the installer.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
boot from netinst cd , choose install, choose NFS, ..., choose my partition
layout, after partitions format, the above error appears.
are you trying nfsiso? We know that's a bust for Beta, but I'm not sure of the
bug off the top. I was hoping it was resolved in today's rawhide with a new
anaconda, but installation images weren't generated :(
(In reply to comment #1)
> are you trying nfsiso?
not sure what nfsiso is, but i booted from Fedora-9-Beta-i386-netinst.iso and
choose nfs. and i have another machine sharing the Fedora-9-Beta-i386-DVD.iso
Yeah, that's nfsiso - when you share the ISO image via NFS instead of the
Found the other bug, too.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 437887 ***