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Re: [Pulp-list] repo sync fails using rhel5.7 iso



If pulp reads in the repodata to find the packages, you will need one
more step in the workaround:

* Link the RPMs from the Server directory to root dir 
$ cp -l /data/RHEL_5_7/Server/*.rpm /data/RHEL_5_7/

-- Dennis

On Thu, 2012-03-01 at 14:52 -0500, Pradeep Kilambi wrote:
> Yea this turned out to be a known issue with RHEL 5 isos. This will be
> resolved in  the upcoming U releases. I documented a workaround here,
> 
> https://fedorahosted.org/pulp/wiki/UGFAQ#SyncingcontentonpulpfromamountedRHEL5isofailstolookuptreeinfo
> 
> Lemme know if you have any issues,
> 
> ~ Prad
> 
> On 02/29/2012 05:09 PM, Golden, Joel wrote: 
> > The .treeinfo only resides in the root directory of the .iso and
> > there is no repodata dir in the root dir.  Conundrum...
> > 
> > 
> > ____________________________________________________________________
> > From: Pradeep Kilambi [mailto:pkilambi redhat com] 
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 12:24 PM
> > To: Golden, Joel
> > Cc: pulp-list redhat com
> > Subject: Re: [Pulp-list] repo sync fails using rhel5.7 iso
> > 
> > 
> > There needs to be a .treeinfo file in the directory for us to be
> > able to create a distribution. Usually it should be at the same
> > level as where the repodata is.
> > 
> > ~ Prad
> > 
> > On 02/29/2012 01:39 PM, Golden, Joel wrote: 
> > > If I point it to the Server directory that contains the repodata
> > > directory (rhel-server-5.7-x86_64-dvd.iso/Server/), then it does
> > > not create any trees and I do not get a distribution list that I
> > > can kickstart from.  What am I missing?
> > >  
> > > Joel
> > > 
> > > 
> > > __________________________________________________________________
> > > From: pulp-list-bounces redhat com
> > > [mailto:pulp-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Pradeep Kilambi
> > > Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 11:34 AM
> > > To: pulp-list redhat com
> > > Subject: Re: [Pulp-list] repo sync fails using rhel5.7 iso
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Make sure your file path is pointing to the dir where repodata  is
> > > found. Error indicates that there is no repodata dir
> > > under /var/tmp/rh5u7-base/ .
> > > 
> > > ~ Prad
> > > 
> > > On 02/29/2012 12:31 PM, Golden, Joel wrote: 
> > > > I've banged my head on this for a few days now and have thrown
> > > > in the towel.  From a rhel6 box running pulp 254-8 I'm getting
> > > > the following error when attempting to sync a repo using the
> > > > rhel5.7 iso or a folder that is a copy of the iso.  I can sync
> > > > it from the copy if I run a create repo from the base directory
> > > > but run into a "Cannot retrieve metadata (repomd.xml)" error
> > > > during the ks build.
> > > >  
> > > > pulp-admin repo create --id rh5u7-base --feed
> > > > file:///var/tmp/rh5u7-base/ --arch x86_64
> > > >  
> > > > Error when attempting to sync:
> > > > error:  RepoError: Cannot retrieve repository metadata
> > > > (repomd.xml) for repository: /tmp/temp_pulp_repoH3jzwl. Please
> > > > verify its path and try again
> > > > 
> > > > Best Regards, 
> > > > 
> > > > Joel Golden, RHCE 
> > > > 
> > > > 
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