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Old 11-04-2004, 12:09 PM   #1
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Installing Suse 9.1 Personal

hey guys. this is the first time ill be installing linux by myself at my pc here! i downloaded the iso (not quite and .iso) from the 'Download Linux" area from the main menu tab here at well is finished today BUT it was an .rar file. SO i unrared the files into a folder i created on my desktop. then i got those files and draged them into a cd and wrote them on it. so when u open the cd its all the files there and also it appears the little suse linux icon by the cd name. but when i try to boot it after i restart the pc it says "booting cd:" and then just starts windows xp normally. any ideas what might be happening!?! i got the .txt file from with installation tips but i did everything normaly. the only thing i didnt do was use an program to burn the stuff into the cd, i just dragged and droped and windows burned it normally. and also i thought was strange is it came in .rar format.
thanks anyway
Old 11-04-2004, 01:01 PM   #2
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well i got the prob fixed by burning the files using nero bootable cd type. but now it starts working but then it ends were i have to type something (the first time i can type something after it booted) and well i dont know what to type... i tried some stuff like 'setup' 'run' lol
any ideas?
btw its Suse 9.1 Personal
Old 11-04-2004, 02:47 PM   #3
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well. ive tried alot of stuff and still nothing.. the problem is the folowing

the pc boots from the instalation CD. then loads a bunch of stuff (caldera stuff and bla bla) then it stops for me to type stuff. then i type E: to do to the drive where my suse cd is. then i type dir to look at the files. now. does anyone know what must i type for the installation to start!? or should it have started automatically!?! plz im going crazy here!! if anyone can help it would be great!!
Old 11-04-2004, 05:18 PM   #4
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Sorry, I don't remember exactly what it looked like when I installed it.

What happens if you just leave it blank, but push enter?


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