tells me you told Linux to "replicate" the booting instruction on device (fd0) which is a floppy disk. So did you have a floppy disk made this way? It contradicts with your early statement of
[quote]shows that it is installing the bootloader based on the defaults to the mbr[/url]
To ask any Linux to install Grub into MBR with Suse 10.3 the command in "root" console (i.e. with root privilege) should be
If you don't have root privilege Suse will just ignore your command. To get root privilege you need to type "su" at the terminal and supply the root password to get yourself into root.