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    Suse Boot Disk


    I have just come across a Compaq Server, the problem is that the cmos will not let me boot from the CD. I need a boot disk to install my Version of Suse on to it. Any help would be great. thanks
    Desk TopAMD Semperon 3200+, MSI KT6V mobo, ATI Radeon 64mg DDR, 256 mg 3200, 40 gig HD
    LapTop Toshiba 105s. Pentium 75, 45 meg ram, 500 mg hdd.
    Server Compaq Proliant 166 mhz cpu. 168 meg ram, 2 x 4 gig hdd, 2 x 9 gig hdd

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    Go to the mirrors here: http://www.novell.com/products/linux...t_mirrors.html

    1. Find one with a complete mirror (or at least i36.
    2. Go to /suse/i368/9.x/boot/ (where 9.x is your version).

    Have a look at the README and get the files for floppies.

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    thanks, i found it on my disk. the crapy thing is that the version that i have wont work on my server that i just bought. I am going to have to do some searching around i guess.
    Desk TopAMD Semperon 3200+, MSI KT6V mobo, ATI Radeon 64mg DDR, 256 mg 3200, 40 gig HD
    LapTop Toshiba 105s. Pentium 75, 45 meg ram, 500 mg hdd.
    Server Compaq Proliant 166 mhz cpu. 168 meg ram, 2 x 4 gig hdd, 2 x 9 gig hdd

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