Note: This entry has been restored from old archives.
On attempting to install CentOS 5.1 using the “netinstall” ISO I had an annoying problem. Not long into the install process I was met with something like:
The file pam_krb5-2.2.14-1.i386.rpm cannot be opened. This is due to a missing file, a corrupt package or corrupt media. Please verify your installation source. ...
The options provided to either “
Retry” or “
But I’m using netinstall, how can it be corrupt?! My netinstall source was UK Mirror Service which should be pretty reliable I’d expect. Anyway, I persisted in hitting “
Retry” and eventually it seems it got
pam_krb5-2.2.14-1.i386.rpm downloaded OK. Then a few seconds later I hit the same problem with
rcs-5.7-30.1.i386.rpm, a few “
Retry“s later the problem moves onto another package. This problem occurred for:
I have no idea why this happened.
The message is: If you get the above error trying to do a CentOS “netinstall” just keep hitting “
Retry” (even if it repeatedly fails on the same package.)