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Re: [opensuse] Hardware on SUSE OT
  • From: "Fred A. Miller" <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2006 01:43:01 -0500
  • Message-id: <200612230143.01286.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday December 23 2006 12:10 am, Bob S wrote:
> Hi SuSE people.
> Kind of an ignorant question I guesss, but who knows.
> Presently running 9.2 and 10.0 on one IDE disk, Win 98 on the other
> smaller IDE drive. Running a CDRom and a DVD burner on the other IDE2
> connector. Downloaded 10.2 and want to install it but would rather not
> blow away the other installs. (Have to keep Win for my Flight Planning
> software)
> Anyway, my MB is a K8T Neo2 - AMD64 and is SATA capable.
> Here is the stupid question......Can I add a SATA drive to this setup and
> install 10.2 on it? (No snickering please) and if not how about a big
> firewire or external USB ??

Bob, I haven't tried an install on a firewire or external USB
drive.....yet. ;) If the BIOS supports selecting a drive to boot from, I
would think that you could install a SATA drive and put 10.2 on it.

> BTW Merry Chistmas to all.

Same to you!!


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