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I'm preparing to reinstall SUSE 9.3 on a 2nd hard drive (XP on 1st drive) and was wondering if it's possible to create a floppy boot disk so that: 1. ...
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    Create boot disk for SUSE 9.3


    I'm preparing to reinstall SUSE 9.3 on a 2nd hard drive (XP on 1st drive) and was wondering if it's possible to create a floppy boot disk so that:
    1. The XP boot sequence won't be affected.
    2. I only use the floppy when I want to boot SUSE.
    I don't plan to use SUSE that often, just checking it out getting a feel for Linux. Thanks

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    During the installation there is a screen from which you can select your packages, partition your hard drives, etc. There is also a section that will allow you to modify your bootloader configuration. Go into the Bootloader section and specify installation of the bootloader to floppy disk.
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    Thanks for the reply. I remember seeing some boot options available the 1st time I installed SUSE but I didn't pay much attention. I'll give it a try tonight.

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    Well finally got around to it and all went fine. I found the option to write the boot loader to a floppy. Strange thing is that when I try to view the files on the floppy there is nothing there to see. Tried with Windows and Linux same thing, blank. But it works! Strange. Anyhow, thanks again.

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