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Old 07-12-2005, 11:53 PM   #1
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Can't boot 9.3 Live from DVD


I'm an absolute Linux newbie and trying to get SuSE 9.3 DVD to boot on my laptop but can't. I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 6000 running XP Pro. When I start the machine, hit F12 and enter the one-time boot menu, I choose to boot from DVD, the screen flickers, I see a curso then it boots to Win XP. Every time.

Am I missing something?

Thanks for your help.

Old 07-13-2005, 01:55 AM   #2
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How did you burn the DVD? A common mistake is to extract the iso file prior to burning. To make the DVD bootable, it has to be burned with the 'Burn/Write Image' function.


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