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Old 03-16-2013, 09:47 AM   #1
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iso burning dvd

I feel really dumb for asking this but im racking my brain trying to install suse 12.3. Im working on my mac book and downloaded the iso and useing the disk utlity to burn the iso on a dvd but it wont let me save as a iso. just iso.dmg or just dmg I have tryed both but i cant get the desktop dell to load from the cdrom?What am i doing wrong here?
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If you already downloaded the iso image then there is no need to save it as an iso image. Just navigate to that originally downloaded file and burn to disk as is.
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Try the following .
1)Insert a blank DVD
2)Start diskutil
3)From the file menu select open disk image and select the iso to burn
4) Click the burn button and follow the instructions
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just make sure you " burn image" !!!
do NOT make a "data disk"
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Just wanted to say thanks for the info....But nothing worked..I did find a workaround kinda...I download a prog called burn and made a copy of the downloaded iso and works great...Thanks for your help guys...
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bitd, nero for windows did the burn fairly low maintenance like. In linux just use k3b. Things are fairly well recognized these days. Of course that assumes that you have linux already installed. If the download is the issue, there is a wget for windows that you might get to work if all else fails.

Be sure to burn image, and not make a data disk of course. This probably isn't the default in windows based apps. Not that I would know much about windows. I've tried to get my vista to install service pack 1 so I could install service pack 2 a couple of times. It fails of course, but not until the very end and 4 hours later. At which point it reverts to the pre-install. For another hour of completely wasted time. Which is probably why I run linux.


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