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Re: [opensuse] Please help with Suse 10.2 install
  • From: Carl Hartung <suselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 22:15:59 -0500
  • Message-id: <200701312215.59574.suselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed January 31 2007 10:53, Martin Vuk wrote:
> One posibility is to install minimal opensuse 10.2 system on another
> computer and make a snapshot of the installed system with tar, put on
> webserver or burn that on CD.
>
> On target comp use some live linux distro that works to partition HD,
> make filesystems and copy snapshot on the freshly formated partitions.
> You can then chroot to new system and run yast->bootloader to install
> grub, so that machine can boot.
>
> If 'Frenzy BSD' has grub, you can use it to install bootloader,
> otherwise I have no idea how to install bootloader.
>
> If your livecd has rpm and yum or apt-rpm, you can install base system
> from livecd directly. Yust put 10.2 sources to /etc/yum.conf and
> install with
> yum --installroot=/your/new/system install aaa_base yast
> and it should install a minimal suse system on /your/new/system.

Hi Martin and thanks for your input. I've had to put that project on the back
burner but I'll keep your suggestions in mind the next time I look at it.

regards,

Carl
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