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Little more info please. Can you boot from the CD. when you place the CD in the drive and restart the computer, what happens? Does it just ignore the CD and boot from the harddrive instead. IF so have you boot from a CD before.
There must be something wrong with the copy, hat did u use to copy it,m did you copy the EXZCT ISO or just the files from it. My frine once just copied the files and the CD was unbootable, but had all the files.
mine did the same and i used ultra iso (newest version) to put it to a dvd and it got most of the way through the install and then it said it couldn't find the stuff on the disk. i got 9.2 pro on the way, we will see when it gets here..
Yes, I have checked MD5 checksum prior to copy and was O.K. and Glenx, yes I copied complete ISO, not files. When I open my DVD on another comp, I can see the ISO File exactly as the one on I dL on my comp, but was unable to open it.
You don't copy an ISO, you burn it as an image file. If your burning app has the option to 'burn ISO / image file' then you need to use that. If done correctly, you should see a bunch of files and directories on the new DVD and *not* a single *.iso file.
I have downloaded from SUSE home page the following file"SUSE-Linux-9.2-FTP-DVD.iso which has 3.1 GB". I have burned it as image file on DVD. (two times) and now I have two DVD s with iso image file - what to do with them ? I cant boot with neither of them. I use k3b software for burning. Is there something I should know?
If you see the .iso file on the disc, you didn't burn it as an .iso image - you put it into a data disc as a file.
To write a CD from an .iso image in K3b do this:
1. Click Tools
2. go to DVD -> Burn ISO DVD Image
3. Select the ISO
(insert blank DVD at some point btw )
4. Click Start
5. Wait (if you're burning to 1x media, add , and wait. . . and wait. . . WAKE UP!!! )
Now you should not see the .iso image on the disc when you mount it, but the Suse installation files. If you see the install files, then you burned it correctly and should now be able to boot from the disc.
This is the file Ican see in Konqueror -"SUSE-Linux-9.2-FTP-DVD.iso" (the name of the file)- and there is nothing else, no directories, nothing. I have DL the "boot-20041129.iso". This is a mini installation CD of only 64MB. That one I burned as boot CD exactly the same way as I tried to do with DVDs and it is working. I can boot from it.