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Unable to read package metadata from repoitory. This may be due to a missing repodata directory. Please ensure that your repository has been correctly generated.

Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again.

Suggestions ?

As i've tried a diff network cable, direct to modem, i've tried usb nic, i've tried wireless. (It's asking to manually put all the crap in, which I don't actually understand it, other then tossing in what looks the same from my router... which doesn't help much, as it's wpa personal with a alphanumeric pw).

Am I looking in the right direction? As I can use it to install vm's fine on pc.. And laptop had it installed a bit ago, and now it is giving me grief... As the initial install kept ERRORING and telling me to relog in... and re re log and re re re log, etc..

- Le_Loup

edit
I did see multiple google responses for the ISO being an issue, however, what's darning related, is the fact that it worked before, hasn't been scratched or anything. Plus the iso image works dandy for a virtual machine... but I do want this mobile on laptop... Suggestions?
Edited by Le_Loup - 4/18/11 at 9:48pm
    
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Did you actually check the disk to make sure it is still a good burn?
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Did you actually check the disk to make sure it is still a good burn?
I also made the vm on my pc, with the disc in drive, (not from image, but from physical in hand copy). Worked fine the first round, on the laptop, but then I had to rebuild as I glitched trying to get the updates to work, as it flipped me the bird in it's own fashion. So another round reinstall worked ish, but now I can't get wifi to work even though it's an option... gah... I almost want to go back to ubuntu... as 15 alpha has alot to rebuild and fix... being alpha... grr...

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Run this and try again:

yum clean all
yum -y update
<whatever you were doing here>
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I also made the vm on my pc, with the disc in drive, (not from image, but from physical in hand copy). Worked fine the first round, on the laptop, but then I had to rebuild as I glitched trying to get the updates to work, as it flipped me the bird in it's own fashion. So another round reinstall worked ish, but now I can't get wifi to work even though it's an option... gah... I almost want to go back to ubuntu... as 15 alpha has alot to rebuild and fix... being alpha... grr...

- Le_Loup
Why not just use 14?

It sounds like the repo just isn't set up, which is weird. Look in /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo and make sure where it's looking is correct. The baseurl should be:

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/$basearch/os/

Also make sure it isn't commented out with a hash. (#)
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