[CentOS] CentOS 6 DVD install "Unable to read group information from repositories"
rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Wed Jul 13 12:51:17 UTC 2011
On 07/12/2011 07:00 PM, 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.
Use ctrl-alt-F4 to switch to VT4 and view the console messages. See if the
DVD drive is having problems.
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