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Jump box installation errors with foreman

asked 2015-06-24 10:29:16 -0800

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Dear experts, I have downloaded the Arno ISO from and am using a USB stick. When I try to install the CentOS on my Jump box, I am getting the following error:

The following error has occurred while installing. This is a fatal error and installation will be aborted.

Error populating transaction after 10 retries: failure: Packages/rpm-build-libs-4.11.1-25.el7.x86_64.rpm from anaconda: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.

From the above, it seems like the rpm's are being fetched from a remote mirror. If this is the case, do I need to setup the networking for the machine I am trying to install ISO on?


Is it better to install CentOS 7 and then pull the required resources from Github later? If CentOS needs to be installed, what ISO flavor do I need to look for - minimal, DVD, Everything one??

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answered 2015-11-25 09:29:25 -0800

It looks like you cannot get rpm updates which could be caused by your jumphost server could not access to internet. Did you a properly configure your default gateway address of Jumphost server for internet access?

For Centos set "GATEWAY=XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX" in /etc/sysconfig/network. See also Arno 2012.2.0 SR1 Foreman installation guide.

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It also could caused by corrupted media. How did you generate ISO image to USB? Try to burn ISO to a DVD media if a DVD player is available. Other option is use isohybrid command generate bootable ISO file and copy it USB flash with dd command :

erolozcan ( 2015-11-25 10:16:54 -0800 )edit

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