[PC-BSD Testing] 9.0 BETA2: appcafe error when starting "Missing meta-files"

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Sep 21 09:49:33 PDT 2011

On 09/21/11 12:34, AJ Burch wrote:
> When starting the AppCafe to install programs, I receive the following
> message:
> Warning!
> Missing meta-files for RepoID: 001. This is normally due to the
> internet connection being offline or mis-configured. 
> I have a working internet connection via wifi and it's running well.
> Any suggestions?
> <--AJ
> X
Its possible that the pbi daemon couldn't connect initially to download
the meta files.

Do this as root:

# /usr/local/etc/rc.d/pbid restart
# tail /var/log/pbid.log

You should see some messages that its downloading the meta files and such.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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