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Old 11-14-2008, 02:59 AM   #1
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Question suse install without windows


I've got a 32bit pc without windows installed and want to install openSUSE 11.0 without having to install xp first. My SUSE dvd works ok in a pc that has xp installed but wont install on the 32 bit pc - error no boot disk found. Any help please.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 03:13 AM   #2
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GNU/Linux (and any other OS) doesn't need XP to boot neither to install! It certainly that your PC want to boot on the hard drive, just go into the BIOS setting by pressing DEL, F2, or F10 key when the PC start, and set it to boot from CD-ROM.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 04:45 AM   #3
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And if you're first boot device is the CD Or DVD drive and it is still not booting than you're media is broken.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 08:30 AM   #4
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is ur suse version of 64bit???
i guess u cannot install a 64 bit OS on a 32 bit pc
 
Old 11-14-2008, 09:07 AM   #5
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is ur suse version of 64bit???
i guess u cannot install a 64 bit OS on a 32 bit pc
Uhh, no it won't. Get the 32 bit version of SuSE for a 32 bit PC.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 10:37 AM   #6
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Thanks all for help - found problem! Faulty drive, wont read dvd only cd's - new drive required.
Thanks again Graham
 
  


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