Error Installing Oracle Linux 6 On Special Hardware (Doc ID 1319994.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version: Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later   [Release: OL6 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If you try to install Oracle Linux 6 via DVD installation media on Sun Blade X8400, it reports following error when it try to create the filesystem on the partition you specified:
Unable to read group information from repositories. This is a problem with the generation of your install tree

There are only two options: "Exit installer" and "Retry"

Changes

Fresh install Oracle Linux 6 on Sun Blade X8400

Cause

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