I have tried both FTP and HTTP for both mirrors. I'll try the '/' and see if that helps. I did download (via FTP, lol) the whole x86_64 folder last night. I am going to try the same ISO but use a local path. the install actually puts the leading '/' in for you too, so I did not remove it.
EDIT: OK, I have tried again, local, http & ftp from suse.cs.utah.edu (126.96.36.199)
FTP, plain fails, this is OK if I may use another method. Both local and http start the install now, however, they both error in the software section of YaST stating 'No source found at "path" Error: No proposal' The path I specified was all of the following, for http:
Thinking maybe I should just order a DVD from PCtech101.com, but like most ... I really wanted to get this up an running this weekend.