CentOS 6 DVD install "Unable to read group information from repositories"
This must have been an issue with my specific external dvd drive.* Used netinstall disk successfully...yay centos 6!*
Now where is the best place to post bugs regarding KVM in centos 6?
On Jul 13, 2011 9:59 AM, "Trey Dockendorf" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:> This was 64 bit install and the media checks were good. I also successfully
> used the same install media on another system. Ill try the suggestions and
> see if the drive is having problems.
> On Jul 13, 2011 1:27 AM, "Ljubomir Ljubojevic" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Trey Dockendorf wrote:
>>> Tried my first CentOS 6 install on a system currently running 5.6. My
>>> attempt was not an upgrade, but a full re-format. I have verified the
>>> checksums of the ISO and did the pre-install disk verify and everything
>>> checked out. However after the screen for setting up the bootloader I
>>> get the following error
>>> "Unable to read group information from repositories. This is a problem
>>> with the generation of your install tree"
>>> With my only options being "Exit Install" and "Retry", but of course
>>> "Retry" continues to fail with the same message.
>>> Basically I chose the first option in the menu for the DVD, install /
>>> upgrade, went through all the settings, did a custom layout for
>>> partitioning. I basically told the installer to re-format my ext3
>>> partitions to ext4 and set the mount points for / , /boot and swap.
>>> Then after selecting "Next" from the bootloader configuration is when I
>>> get the above error.
>> 1. Was this i386 or x86_64?
>> 2. Have you run Media test od DVD('s) in system in question? Maybe DVD
>> drive can not read them right. Especially if you used higher speed to
>> burn the disk. I would recommend slow burning like 4x when you burn OS
>> DVD's (and 16x for CD's).
>> And have you by any chance tried the same DVD('s) on any other system?