Installing virtualization repo packages during anaconda installation fails in RHEL5

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • During installation of RHEL 5, the following message will appear on the screen:
The file Virtualization-en-US cannot be opened.  This is due to a missing file, a corrupt package or corrupt media.
Please verify your installation source.
  • If you exit, your system will be left in an inconsistent state that will likely require reinstallation. Retrying the operation results in the same message.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.3 - 5.7
  • anaconda -

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