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Bug 727827 - preupgrade failed after downloading everything
preupgrade failed after downloading everything
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-08-03 06:52 EDT by Hongqing Yang
Modified: 2011-09-01 03:58 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-09-01 03:58:37 EDT
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Description Hongqing Yang 2011-08-03 06:52:50 EDT
Description of problem:
1. the default mirrorlist are not correct
2. after download the installer images and packages, error occured 

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. modify baseurl and installurl as below
   installurl= preupgrade - /path/to/releases.txt
Actual results:
after everything is downloaded, 'Reboot Now' button appear. error message are given as below:

loaded plugins: blacklist, langpacks, whiteout
No plugin match for: rpm-warm-cache
No plugin match for: remove-with-leaves
No plugin match for: auto-update-debuginfo
preupgrade-main (baseurl)
preupgrade (baseurl)
unknown metadata being downloaded: MEMORY
Fetched treeinfo from
treeinfo timestamp: Mon Aug  1 17:54:37 2011
/boot/upgrade/vmlinuz checksum OK
/boot/upgrade/initrd.img checksum OK
Downloading 0.0bytes
Upgrade requires 500.0MB
Available disk space for /usr: 2.3GB
Kernel requires 26.0MB
Available disk space for /boot: 280.5MB
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/preupgrade/", line 259, in on_assistant_apply
  File "/usr/share/preupgrade/", line 278, in _do_main
  File "/usr/share/preupgrade/", line 576, in main_preupgrade
    comps = self.pu.instrepo.retrieveMD("group")
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/", line 1551, in retrieveMD
    return self._retrieveMD(mdtype)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/", line 1559, in _retrieveMD
    thisdata = self.repoXML.getData(mdtype)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/", line 1454, in <lambda>
    repoXML = property(fget=lambda self: self._getRepoXML(),
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/", line 1450, in _getRepoXML
    raise Errors.RepoError, msg
yum.Errors.RepoError: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: preupgrade. Please verify its path and try again

Clicking the "Reboot Now" button, nothing is upgraded

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Comment 1 Hongqing Yang 2011-09-01 03:58:37 EDT
fixed in f16-beta-tc1

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