Problems with FC5 test 2

shrek-m at shrek-m at
Tue Jan 31 07:51:20 UTC 2006

Linuxer Wang wrote:

>1. Remote installation: I can't install FC5 test2 from a remote ftp
>server. The iso is for DVD. When I tried to connect, it responses:
>Unable to get the file The
>file IS there, and can be accessed, so I wonder if it should be
>, not
ppc hdinst iso - failure: repodata/repomd.xml
i386 hdinst iso - failure: repodata/repomd.xml
? ftp/dvd-iso - unable to get the file ftp://..../repodata/repomd.xml
? netinst ? - Fedora/repodata/ Fedora/disc1/repodata/

it seems that anaconda has some problems with repodata/repomd.xml

# mount | grep FC5
/media/usbdisk/FC5-test2-ppc-disc1.iso on /mnt/loop type iso9660
/media/usbdisk/FC5-test2-i386-disc1.iso on /mnt/loop1 type iso9660

# ll /mnt/loop/repodata/repomd.xml /mnt/loop1/repodata/repomd.xml
-rw-r--r-- 2 root root 1296 12. Jan 18:24 /mnt/loop1/repodata/repomd.xml
-r--r--r-- 2 root root 1296 12. Jan 18:47 /mnt/loop/repodata/repomd.xml

# LANG=C ll /mnt/loop/repom* /mnt/loop1/repom*
ls: /mnt/loop/repom*: No such file or directory
ls: /mnt/loop1/repom*: No such file or directory


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