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Old 09-28-2003, 09:58 PM   #1
ehsimpson
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Boot form HD??


Ok I am tired of booting SUsE 8.2 from the Live-Eval CD. How do I copy the files from the CD onto the hard drive and then make it boot from there.
Please use some details I am not to familiar with Linux.
Thank you.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 10:01 PM   #2
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I'm not completely sure, but I think you have to create a seperate partition with the proper boot.img on it. Then add that to lilo.

Don't know the details, but it should work. People do this with Knoppix.

EDIT:
BTW, there are superior versions of linux. Why trouble yourself with SuSE?
 
Old 09-28-2003, 10:05 PM   #3
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Unless you are particularly enamoured with SuSE Live Eval, then why not get something like Knoppix, or a distro designed to be installed onto the HDD? If you are loving SuSE and you have a broadband connection (or you are very patient) then you can install it over FTP. As for making the Live Eval disc work off the harddrive... I don't think you can do it easily. You'd need to install a bootloader as well as other fiddling about.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 10:46 PM   #4
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I would just install a free distro such as Mandrake or Red Hat.
back up your personal stuff first of course.
 
  


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