[CentOS] xen guest system - install source - NOT

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Oct 9 15:11:45 UTC 2009


On Fri, 2009-10-09 at 09:45 -0400, Tait Clarridge wrote:
> >  
> > 
> >                     +---------------+ Error +----------------+ 
> > 
> >                     |                                        | 
> > 
> >                     | Unable to retrieve                     | 
> > 
> >                     | http://ftp.funet.fi//pub/mirrors/cent  | 
> > 
> >                     | os.org/5.3/os/i386/images/stage2.img.  | 
> > 
> >                     |                                        | 
> > 
> >                     |                +----+                  | 
> > 
> >                     |                | OK |                  | 
> > 
> >                     |                +----+                  | 
> > 
> >                     |                                        | 
> > 
> >                     |                                        | 
> > 
> >                     +----------------------------------------+ 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Strange, because I can download that image both with wget (from a http 
> > mirror) and with ftp (from a ftp mirror). Should I try downloading the 
> > whole i386 directory, and publish it locally with Apache, or something 
> > like that?
> > 
> > - Jussi
> 
> Well, it is putting an extra slash in front of the server address.. I
> remember this being a pain when trying to set a mirror to install up.
> 
> 
> Try the following:
> 
> Web site name:  ftp.funet.fi
> CentOS directory: pub/mirrors/centos.org/5.3/os/i386/
> 
> 
> Make sure you DO NOT add a slash infront of "pub" in the CentOS
> directory line.
> 
> This tends to work for me, how are you kicking off the xen guest
> install? Grabbed the xen kernel and ramdisk from a mirror?
----
two // doesn't matter in the least.

I can easily retrieve this url...

wget \
http://ftp.funet.fi//pub/mirrors/centos.org/5.3/os/i386/images/stage2.img

If you look at the URL's generated by yum repos, they often have 2
slashes.

Craig


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