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Old 03-15-2005, 12:42 PM   #1
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suse installation


I don't have a dvd burner and I want to install suse 9.2.
I tried ftp install but my network adapter was not found (I have an Edimax PCI Ethernet adapter)

I decided to do HDD install and I downloaded i586-folder and the installation said that image was not found.

Please tell me what to download (DVD-image, perhaps).
I could try it myself but downloading is as much fun as banging my head to a wall

Thanks.
 
Old 03-15-2005, 01:16 PM   #2
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You need to download the structure below '9.2', but you may omit the folders 'suse/src' 'suse/x86_64', 'iso' and 'dosutils', which saves you some volume.

You could also have a try with the FTP-DVD image in 'iso', but I am not sure if this works.

If I am right, the Edimax card runs with the realtek driver 8139too or 8139cp. If the card is not detected automatically, you could try to load the driver from the manual installation.
 
Old 03-15-2005, 03:58 PM   #3
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Well I done installing 9.1 (even personal works)
and then upgrade from hd

Now I don't recomend you 9.2, I would rater chose upgrade to 9.1 Pro....

There is another way to export from DVD to CD's but it was a head ache for me....

Any way... Why don't you buy the cd ?
it is more usefull (I tough), some places in internet sells at 10dlls
(I will not refer to them here 'cause of - LQ Rules - , but if you ask me... I can give you the page where I buy)
 
Old 03-15-2005, 06:42 PM   #4
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Thank you very much abisko00 or should I say tack så mycket!

I got suse installed and checked that it worked but I'm not sure I can run all the time yet because I have an All-In-Wonder tv/graphics card and Linux didn't find the tv tuner. I am planning to buy a Terratec DVB card which is supposed to work better on Linux. (I've heard that the performance on Windows isn't all that good but it is cheap)

I am using windows to write this because I haven't configured the ip stuff. Hopefully it will work without a hitch. Suse did find the network adapter and indeed it was the 8139. I'm also glad that sounds worked without any configuring because i've heard that sounds give a lot of trouble.
 
  


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