Yum errors reported by cron

Thad Nielsen paroikos at myrealbox.com
Mon Dec 12 18:35:06 UTC 2005

Philip Prindeville [philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com] wrote:
> I'm seeing the following from some of my FC3 machines... on a
> daily basis.  Was wondering what the fix for this was.
> >/etc/cron.daily/yum.cron:
> >
> >//var/cache/yum/updates-released/repomd.xml:1: parser error : Start tag 
> >expected, '<' not found
> >This site is a Mirror for:
> >^
> >Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: updates-released
> >Error importing repomd.xml from updates-released: Error: could not parse 
> >file //var/cache/yum/updates-released/repomd.xml
> > 
Sounds like that repomd.xm1 file is corrupt.  Make sure the first line
in that file begins with <.  Or perhaps it is time to uninstall and
reinstall yum.  FWIW, I'm not getting that error on my FC3 machine
using yum-

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