[OpenAFS] error installing open from repository with yum

Todd D. Taft todd_taft@unc.edu
Tue, 30 Sep 2008 23:30:40 -0400

I think it's an error in the repo.  I tried to do the same thing several 
days ago.  I've opened a bug report on this issue.  [grand.central.org 

I changed the first baseurl entry in /etc/yum.repos.d/openafs to:

That seemed to work.  The only problem is that they don't yet have a 
pre-built kernel module available for the kernel that Red Hat released 
at the end of last week.


David Bear wrote:
> Sorry to bug -- but I am lost attempting to use yum to install openafs.
> I am using RHEL 5.2.
> I grabbed  the latest maint repository of openafs with
> wget 
> http://openafs.org/dl/openafs/1.4.7/openafs-repository-rhel-1.4.7-2.noarch.rpm
> Then installed it:
> rpm -i openafs-repository-rhel-1.4.7-2.noarch.rpm
> But when I attempt to install it
> yum install openafs-client
> Loading "rhnplugin" plugin
> Loading "security" plugin
> http://dl.openafs.org/dl/openafs/1.4.7/rhel-5Server/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: 
> [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
> Trying other mirror.
> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: 
> openafs. Please verify its path and try again
> Is there an error in the repo file ? or did I grab the wrong repository?
> -- 
> David Bear
> College of Public Programs at ASU
> 602-464-0424

Todd D. Taft