LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > SUSE / openSUSE
User Name
Password
SUSE / openSUSE This Forum is for the discussion of Suse Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-02-2005, 09:23 AM   #1
microsvc
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: NJ USA
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Cool SUSE 10.0 DVD install asks for CD2


I'm installing Suse 10 from a DVD and it asks me to install CD2. There is no cd2 with the DVD for obvious reasons. How can I work around this?

Regards.
 
Old 10-02-2005, 09:42 AM   #2
ronkymac
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: UK
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 72

Rep: Reputation: 15
Open DVD drive, close it again, and tell the installer you've put CD 2 in the drive. At least, that's how the fedora installation works, so I'm guessing that the SUSE installer should be the same.
 
Old 10-02-2005, 05:06 PM   #3
paul_e_t
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Orlinda TN USA
Distribution: SuSE 8.2, 9.0,.1,.2,.3,W98, Win ME, XP, Centos 4.2,4.3, VM DSL3.3 appliance
Posts: 125

Rep: Reputation: 17
For microsvc
Don't forget to come back and let us know if it worked since yours is one of the first 10.0 installs that I've seen.
 
Old 10-02-2005, 06:51 PM   #4
microsvc
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: NJ USA
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
I tried this suggestion and it didnt work. To add: I have run into this before while doing an upgrade on another DISTRO, so when I went back and told it to reformat, I didnt get this problem, but not with this one. Clean installing and it still wants CD2 (and its showing it wants all 5 eventually).

Regards, Bob
 
Old 10-19-2005, 12:40 PM   #5
idanm
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
I've downloaded:
15dd28b992a6be9ca592b5c08b959bdd *Suse-10.0-0-Dvd.iso
from emule, and I'm having the same problem. the dir /media.2 that it's looking for isn't there. I think this is a bad image (not official)
now I'm downloading:
320976f73076eb96b3c9226c9ae0cb70 SUSE-10.0-EvalDVD-i386-GM.iso
link in this page:
http://forums.suselinuxsupport.de/lo...hp/t21014.html
very high speed.

Regards
 
Old 10-19-2005, 02:22 PM   #6
onjoo
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Finland
Distribution: Suse 10, Suse-factory , RHEL4, SLES9, SLED10
Posts: 380

Rep: Reputation: 30
Well it is your own fault if you download unofficial dvd.

You can download the official one with torrent or straight from suse mirrors.
Suse10-eval dvd has the same content as the 5 cds, Suse just put the files on a DVD and modified the image so it identified itself as dvd.

TO microsvc :
What did you download and where? complete dvd, evalDVD, liveDVD?
 
Old 10-19-2005, 07:07 PM   #7
idanm
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
ok, now I'm installing the eval-dvd and it doesn't have the problem like the one before.
I think it's because the index file on the bad image contains paths like "./CD1/COPYING "(cd1-5) and not ./DVD/COPYING as in the eval DVD.
I guess it's the same problem you got. so I advice you to download this version.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can I install SUSE 10.0 CD1 and add CD2-CD5 later? augu2000 SUSE / openSUSE 3 10-24-2005 01:36 PM
rpm install: A asks for B, B asks for A mike_bio Linux - Software 6 07-15-2005 05:00 AM
FC4 package installer asks for DVD disc 2!? robbage Linux - Newbie 2 06-22-2005 11:06 AM
Noob asks for help in burning a data dvd disc steelyken Linux - Newbie 14 09-18-2004 12:26 AM
Asks for Installation DVD but opens CDROM drive roryks Mandriva 11 07-05-2004 12:52 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > SUSE / openSUSE

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:51 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration