[Mageia-dev] Cauldron Install borked

Frank Griffin ftg at roadrunner.com
Fri Aug 5 19:15:04 CEST 2011

On 08/05/2011 12:24 PM, Frank Griffin wrote:
> Doing a fresh install, after partitioning but before package selection 
> (last popup shows "looking for installed packages"), you get an error 
> panel saying:
> An error occurred
> rm of /mnt/var/cache/urpmi/mirrors.cache failed: No such file or 
> directory
> Clicking OK sends you back to disk partitioning again.
> Why should a failed rm halt the install ?
Switching to VC2 (busybox) and doing a "cp /dev/null 
/mnt/var/cache/urpmi/mirrors.cache" allows the install to proceed.  "OK" 
sends you back to disl partitioning, and as long as you don't reformat 
the root partition (which would delete mirrors.cache), you're good to go.

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