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Old 11-13-2002, 07:59 PM   #1
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can't burn a boot cd of Suse

I've downloaded the boot.iso file from Suse. I tried to burn it on CD with Nero, there I've selected a boot CD. Yet, it doesn't work, although the BIOS settings are ok. Which option do I have to change? I haven't found a proper installation guide dealing with this problem

Old 11-14-2002, 01:29 AM   #2
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I don't think you need to set it as a boot cd when you burn it. do this from the command line:

(run this command to see the dev you're gonna use):
cdrecord -scanbus

ok, here's what that gives me:

0,0,0 0) 'Compaq ' 'DVD-ROM DVD-114 ' '1.14' RemovableCD-ROM
0,1,0 1) 'IDE-CD ' 'R/RW 4x4x24 ' 'C12a' Removable CD-ROM

ok, see that 0,1,0 before the r/rw drive? you gotta remember that.

now go to the dir which you have the iso in

cdrecord -v speed=4 dev=0,1,0 -data <filename>.iso

replace the speed by your write speed, and the 0,1,0 by the correct device that the cdrecord -scanbus command gave you
Old 11-14-2002, 02:29 PM   #3
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In Nero, there is an option under the file menu (I think). It says Burn image, select that it should bring up a locate box. Find the .iso file and burn it. This is all from memory but it should be pretty close.

Old 11-17-2002, 11:03 AM   #4
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Where did you get that boot file, I need one, I have installed SuSE, but it will not boot, I also have Windows Xp, and Debion Linux. I need that boot file for SuSE.. Please respond to my email
as well as this forum.

Thank you


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