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Re: [opensuse] OpenSuse 10.2 can not install
  • From: Rikard Johnels <rikard.j@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 22:02:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <200702142202.15091.rikard.j@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 14 February 2007 18:44, Danesh Daroui wrote:
> Alexander Osthof wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I have burnt OpenSuse 10.2 on a DVD to install it on my laptop but it
> >> seems that the DVD is not bootable! I have checked everything and all
> >> should be OK but it is not booted from DVD to be able to install it on
> >> my laptop. Can anybody help? BTW I used ISO image burned using
> >> DVDDecrytor.
> >
> > Did you check the boot order in BIOS? Maybe your DVD drive is located
> > after your HD. In this case, your laptop will never boot from it.
> >
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> D.
> >
> > Greetings,
>
> Yes I have. I am sure it first checks the CD ROM.

Does the laptop have DVD at all?
You say it checks the CD first..!?
A DVD disk will not boot or even be readable in a CD reader.
Does the laptop boot from a bootable CD-disk (eg. windows XP install)?


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