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Old 02-01-2007, 10:33 PM   #1
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Using USB External DVD rom for boot to install opensuse10

Hello everyone,

i was wondering, i only have the dvd version of the ISO for opensuse 10.2...can i plug an external dvd rom drive into my usb port in my dimension 2200 and boot from usb??

Thanks, Justin

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Old 02-02-2007, 02:16 PM   #2
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If you can set your bios to boot from the external USB-CD, then yes. I have a 64 bit Foxconnect mobo and it has a boot menu. I have an iomega 64 bit external USB-DVD drive. Upon boot, if I hit escape, then I can boot from and 'external USB-cd drive'... Good luck.
Old 02-06-2007, 04:48 PM   #3
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hi there,

thanks for your reply.

i have already sussed that out, and my mobo has a boot menu (F12), but sadly, no usb-device option...

so i just chopped it out of my other comp...

Cheers, Justin


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