Created attachment 524233 [details]
Description of problem:
Using the kickstart file /root/anaconda-ks.cfg generated by anaconda to install RHEL6U1 on a machine fails with the error :
"Unable to read package metadata. This may be due to a missing repodata directory. Please ensure that your install tree has been correctly generated.
Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Please verify its path and try again"
Removing the following directive in the kickstart makes the installation work :
repo --name="Red Hat Enterprise Linux" --baseurl=cdrom:sr0 --cost=100
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install RHEL6U1 using only the install DVD
2.Use the resulting kickstart /root/anaconda-ks.cfg to install another machine (again with the DVD)
3.The installation fails with the aforementioned error "Unable to read package metadata ..."
Using the kickstart file generated by anaconda results in an error during installation.
The kickstart file generated by anaconda results in a successful installation.
Attached : kickstart and anaconda.log
Created attachment 524234 [details]
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 738577 ***