[CentOS-virt] virt-install in CentOS 5

Thu Mar 20 16:02:01 UTC 2008
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu wrote on Wed, 19 Mar 2008 21:29:58 -0400:
> > http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/releases/8/Fedora/i386/os/
> > 
> > but, fails when I use my internal mirror.
> > 
> > My internal mirror is just a rsync of the Fedora 8 DVD.
> Then compare the two. There must be something different. Maybe Fedora DVDs 
> are different from their repos. Maybe just an additional or removed word 
> in the path. I can just talk about CentOS and there I have successfully 
> installed from mirrors that I created by copying the DVD to the drive and 
> by rsyncing the latest CentOS base repo.

Kai's right the CD/DVD repo has a different directory structure then the
HTTP repo. Not a problem when using 'yum' as it finds out the structure
from 'repodata', but for clients that want to directly access the data
it can throw them for a loop.


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