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Old 10-26-2006, 08:45 PM   #1
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openSUSE 10.2 Beta1 'Delta ISO'

I am confused what 'Delta ISO' actually means for new openSUSE 10.2 Beta1.

"We have created Delta ISOs from the DVD of Alpha5..." (Andreas)

I alrady have i386 10.2 Alpha5 DVD and am running it very successfully on my HP dv6000t laptop. I plan to load new 10.2 Beta1 in another partition.

QUESTION: Do I just download the 10.2 Beta1 'Delta ISO' and install my old Alpha5 dvd first, then update with Beta1???

Sorry, I just can't figure out what to do... Many thanks for clarifying what this means.

Old 10-26-2006, 09:16 PM   #2
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deltas are like diffs, just the changes from the previous version.
Old 10-26-2006, 09:28 PM   #3
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Thanks... I understand now. I can do that...

I'm an old Slackware guy but find that openSUSE is the best fit for my new HP laptop, so I'm learning lots about SUSE.

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Which means you can only use the Delta ISO's if you are going from Alpha 5 to Beta 1 only


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