Bug 460650 - can't specify extra repo with basurl=file:// in kickstart
can't specify extra repo with basurl=file:// in kickstart
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 460651
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2008-08-29 10:01 EDT by David Juran
Modified: 2008-08-29 10:11 EDT (History)
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Description David Juran 2008-08-29 10:01:31 EDT
Description of problem:
Creating a kickstart with baseurl=file:// fails.
I've been trying to create a Fedora DVD with just a few updated/added packages. So I unpacked the DVD, added a directory updates, copied my updates into there, ran "createrepo -d -g ../repodata/Fedora-9-comps.xml ." and then recreated the iso.

In my kicstart I add the following line:
repo updates --baseurl:///mnt/source/updates

But when I install from the DVD, I get a text box saying
"Unable to read package metadata" and "Cannot retrieve repository metadata(repomd.xml) for repository: updates."
When I edit the URL, 

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Comment 1 David Juran 2008-08-29 10:11:51 EDT
fingers slipped...

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 460651 ***

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