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0006702CentOS-6yumpublic2013-10-14 23:23
Status newResolutionopen 
PlatformCentos6OSCentos6OS Version
Product Version6.4 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0006702: Unable to install any packages using Yum - Error: requested datatype primary not available
Descriptionraceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/", line 2452, in get_updates
    ygl = self.yumbase.doPackageLists(pkgnarrow='updates')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 2375, in doPackageLists
    for (n,a,e,v,r) in self.up.getUpdatesList():
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 906, in <lambda>
    up = property(fget=lambda self: self._getUpdates(),
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 726, in _getUpdates
    self._up = rpmUtils.updates.Updates(self.rpmdb.simplePkgList(), self.pkgSack.simplePkgList())
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 887, in <lambda>
    pkgSack = property(fget=lambda self: self._getSacks(),
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 669, in _getSacks
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 308, in populateSack
    sack.populate(repo, mdtype, callback, cacheonly)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 184, in populate
    xml = repo_get_function()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 1627, in getPrimaryXML
    return self.retrieveMD('primary')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 1552, in retrieveMD
    return self._retrieveMD(mdtype)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 1560, in _retrieveMD
    thisdata = self.repoXML.getData(mdtype)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/", line 180, in getData
    raise RepoMDError, "requested datatype $s not available" $ type
RepoMDError: requested datatype primary not available
Steps To ReproduceSoon after reinstallation of the operating system i am seeing this issue.
It will be nice if some one can help me out here.

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2013-10-14 23:23 pmallur New Issue