LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-04-2004, 01:42 AM   #1
WarHawk2
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Alabama
Distribution: Suse 9.1
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Installed Suse 9.1 Personal


Ok, I just got a brand new 40 gig Hard Drive and stuck in a 500mhz PII. The drive came to me formatted. Now I have installed Suse Linux 9.1 Personal, installation went great no errors or anything. I used the ACPI disabled install to do this. Now, the computer rebooted it's self and went to Grub. This is apparently nothing like DOS what so ever. Alright so I am at Grub......Now what??



P.S. Like the Windows user said to the Linux user Quote ''What the hell are u doing over there'' Unquote. I NEED HELP....I am a Linux Newbie.
 
Old 07-04-2004, 02:11 AM   #2
comprookie2000
Gentoo Developer
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Fort Lauderdale FL.
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 3,291
Blog Entries: 5

Rep: Reputation: 56
What does it look like Grub ...
Grub loading stage 1.5 ?
 
Old 07-04-2004, 11:51 AM   #3
WarHawk2
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Alabama
Distribution: Suse 9.1
Posts: 3

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Alright, it is Grub version 0.94. I tried some random commands that I saw lying around in the forums, like a splash loader command that I saw, but so far nothing has worked. All the instructions that I read say that I should be playing music by now, so I think this is God's way of getting back at me for something...LoL. I appreciate everyone's help here. I am newbie, but I am wanting to learn.
 
Old 07-05-2004, 12:50 AM   #4
WarHawk2
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Alabama
Distribution: Suse 9.1
Posts: 3

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Suse is just screwing up. It must not like my computer, so I am downloading Mandrake 10.0, hopefully I will do better with it.
 
Old 07-05-2004, 01:14 AM   #5
vdogvictor
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 498

Rep: Reputation: 31
If you use the SuSE boot CD you can boot to an installed partition (buried in the install process) and that will load the GUI and SuSE, then you can change the bootloader configuration. Also if you do use mandrake why not use LILO instead of GRUB.
 
Old 07-05-2004, 02:46 AM   #6
LazySlacker
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: PA
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
ftp install

Could always try the ftp install if you have cable or dsl. That is unless you bought personal which then it would make sense to use it. Even in Suse I think you may be able to use Lilo as the bootloader before you install(could be wrong never used Suse much). Then again Mandrake is great for starting out to.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SUSE 9.1 Personal w5uc Linux - Newbie 12 04-16-2005 05:26 AM
Can't run installed packages in Suse 9.1 Personal ksnyder Linux - Newbie 5 02-01-2005 09:31 AM
Windows ME no longer boots after SuSe 9.0 personal installed succesfully... 75monkeys Linux - Newbie 12 05-23-2004 07:34 PM
Help with Suse 9 Personal Ed. jamescov Linux - Networking 1 11-02-2003 05:27 AM
ftp upgrade from SuSE 7.1 personal to SuSE 7.2 SlCKB0Y Linux - General 5 11-04-2001 10:44 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:06 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration