cd_han; dos is command line like. and in text only. so if u have done that while with windows u will be ok. question? why not let suse autoinstall?
am assuming (should not) but am u r attempting a dual boot? although i have mdk8.1 & w98 , not suse, permitted mdk autoinstall went smooth no
problems. advise while in win check out http://tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX
table of contents: sections, 4.1 subsections 4.1.2 switching from other OS ,4.1.4 installation, 4.1.6 bootloaders and booting the OS , 4.1.8 Partitions and filesystems next section 4.2 system adminstration subsection 4.2.1 configuration and installation. please expand each & every section/subsection for more detail infformation.