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Old 02-04-2006, 08:39 PM   #1
JM Allard
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Question I am having trouble installing SuSE 10.0

I am having trouble installing SuSE 10.0 on my computer. Here is whats happening: The first disc installs just fine, then the system preforms the initial boot. After that it does not want to continue to install the OS. I have tried selecting the install option again to see if it would continue, but no luck. It just wants to install the first disc again. I have also tried letting SuSE boot from the hard drive, but I just get a black screen, and nothing seems to be happening.

Here are my system main specifications in case they could be of some help

Pentium 4 processor 3.00GHz with Hyper Threading
Soyo SY-P4RC350 motherboard
1024mb of PC3200 RAM
2x 160GB Western Digital Hard Drives (I have Windows XP on one drive, I Had Xandros on the other)
ATI X800XL AGP GPU with 256mb of RAM

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advanced!
Old 02-04-2006, 10:32 PM   #2
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A few ?'s:
1. are you sure the 2nd CD is an install CD and not just an additional software CD? Do you get prompted for the 2nd? (btw, installing for a DVD source might eliminate the question)
2. are you sure you selected a window mgr (gnome or kde)?
3. you really get 'nothing' on the screen when you boot from HD? Tell me what you see.

Suggestion: your source CD probably has a liveCD option. This will confirm if all your hardware is being detected properly (video is most in question).

Old 02-06-2006, 06:06 PM   #3
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I have solve my problem so I won't need anymore help for now. Thankyou!
Old 02-06-2006, 11:14 PM   #4
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I have solve my problem so I won't need anymore help for now. Thankyou!
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