Probable bad F8 Updates metadata on 2008-11-18 - Resolved

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sun Nov 18 10:52:06 UTC 2007

On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 23:42:04 -0600,
  Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> wrote:
> I am getting the following error when running yum update:
> file:///home/f8u/repodata/primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno -1] Metadata file does not
> match checksum
> /home/f8u/ is a local mirror of the updates repository and I have fetched
> primary.sqlite.bz2 several times from,
> so it seems unlikely that the issue is being caused by a bad download.

It turns out one of the other repo files were corrupted and not the one
the error message pointed at.
After trying an update on another machine with a similar setup that worked,
I went back and removed all of the files in repodata and got fresh copies.
After that yum update worked as expected.

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