Fedora core 5 installation problem

Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Sat Jun 10 15:46:40 UTC 2006

They broke the install from hard drive in FC5 and haven't yet fixed it
as far as I'm aware. I've done mine by creating trees on my web server,
but you could also just burn cds. Quite annoying.

Jan and Bertil Smark Nilsson writes:
> Greetings,
> I'm trying to upgrade from Fedora core 4 to core 5. I'm doing it from the 
> CD images on my fat32 partition. Regardless of whether I choose to upgrade 
> or to reinstall, I get the following message:
> " Unable to read package metadata. This may be due to a missing
> repodata directory. Please ensure that your install tree has been
> correctly generated. failure: repodata/repomd.xml from anaconda: errno 
> 256"
> However, repodata/repomd.xml is there. I've replaced the disc 1 image with 
> one from another mirror but that didn't make any difference.
> Has anybody had this problem - and managed to solve it? If so, please let 
> me know.
> Regards,
> Bertil Smark Nilsson
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