Linux - Error cannot open repomd xml file for repository rpmforge, Installation Error cant read repomd xml
Error cannot open repomd xml file for repository rpmforgeWhile installing package from rpmforge repo, if you receive Error: Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: rpmforge, then it might because of you are unable to reach the specified repo online. In order to reach the repo try adding its fully qualified domain name in reslov.conf
Any rpm package installs the linux system. Its shows below error.
[Errno 4] IOError:
http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/i386/rpmforge/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError:
Trying other mirror.
Error: Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: rpmforge
Try to reach repo using ping
# ping apt.sw.bePING apt.sw.be (220.127.116.11) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from ie.freshrpms.net (18.104.22.168): icmp_seq=1 ttl=54 time=207 ms
If you are unable to ping the domain then there might be issue with your firewall. If there is response then you can add the repos ip address into your domain resolv.conf
# vim /etc/resolv.conf apt.sw.be 22.214.171.124Paste the ip and domain name in resolv.conf to resolve the domain. Save and quit the 'resolv.conf' file. Now you will be able to proceed your installaion.
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