Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 536723
anaconda ftp install crashes when no mirrors are available
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:12:25 EST
anaconda ftp install from fc12 rc1 crashed in yumRepo.py line 828 because of nomoremirrorsrepoerror. The condition was real; the mirrors were not functioning properly at the time. It should probably catch the condition and
allow the user to try again.
Can you please attach the complete traceback to this bug report? Thanks.
I'd love to but can't find it. The traceback dialog very kindly offered to save it to the local disk so I let it. It didn't offer to let me choose the place, neither did it tell me where it put it. Instead it just rebooted. Since only a cd was mounted at the time, I have no idea where to find the traceback, or even its name.
I also believe that circumstances for the bug were quite unique, i.e., not easily reproduced by me. This was the day that anaconda was looking for Fedora, but the mirrors were all pointing to Rawhide. So yum would go through the entire mirror list, rejecting each mirror one at a time until it ran out of mirrors. I believe that anaconda was still trying to determine dependencies. This was after I configured the list of optional packages that I wanted.
Sorry, unless you can tell me where to find the traceback, this is all I have to offer.
(In reply to comment #2)
> I'd love to but can't find it.
Bummer, in that case I'm afraid we will have to close this because of insufficient data.
Reopening in the hope that this information helps.
Preupgrade-cli to fc12 gave a similar error with no option to retry. This was after downloading nearly 2G of file. Very annoying. Does this help?
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/preupgrade/preupgrade-cli.py", line 305, in <module>
File "/usr/share/preupgrade/preupgrade-cli.py", line 268, in main
comps = self.instrepo.retrieveMD("group")
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py", line 1483, in retrieveMD
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py", line 1525, in _retrieveMD
cache=self.http_caching == 'all')
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py", line 808, in _getFile
raise Errors.NoMoreMirrorsRepoError, errstr
yum.Errors.NoMoreMirrorsRepoError: failure: repodata/ecb5379465800b5e41791db6e9f0c03bfa7a4ef05bee1ceb6cf762c120b24ea2-co
mps-rawhide.xml from preupgrade: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
That's not even a traceback from anaconda, so I'm reassigning this bug to the right component.
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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