Originally Posted by ljbecker
I have a new disk to update to openSUSE 11.2 but I don't remember how to start the process. I thought all I did last time was put the disk in and power up the computer. I have an ACER AST180-UD441A. My default boot is disk but it will not boot from disk.
Thanks for any help.
Is that "new disk" a dvd/cd? and your "default boot is disk" do you mean dvd/cd here too?
If your pc won't boot from the suse dvd then try a known bootable dvd or cd to make sure that is possible. As falmdavis says, there should be an option when the suse dvd is booted to do an install-update as opposed to a new install.
Another way, if you have adsl and time to spare is with the pc online and your chosen suse repo for 11.2 already set, is to use a command line (preferably not a terminal window under the GUI) and type: