Colin Brace wrote:
I tried reinstalling F9 from the DVD on a new disk this afternoon, but
anaconda kept failing at the point when it started installing packages:
"Unable to read package metadata. This may be due to a missing repodate
directory. Please ensure that your install tree has been correctly
Bug-buddy was then launched at this point; there was no way of changing any
configuration, only rebooting. Eventually I installed F8, then tried
updating from the DVD. Still the same error. For the time being, I am
running F8 again.
Yes, I checked the media.
Any ideas what is going on here?
I have seen that exact symptom twice, on different versions of Fedora.
In both cases, the system involved ended up having memory errors.
It may be time for a memtest on the system you are trying to install to.