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[SLUG] Suse 9.3 Net Install?
- Subject: [SLUG] Suse 9.3 Net Install?
- From: "Visser, Martin" <martin.visser@xxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 19:57:43 +1000
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Thread-index: AcVQb3iNUlRaGg0XTOen1qBve+FSEAAHwD8A
- Thread-topic: Suse 9.3 Net Install?
Anyone tried out the Suse 9.3 netinst, as per
I got mine from http://ftp.iinet.net.au/pub/suse/Suse/i386/9.3/iso/ and
MD5SUM is correct etc, etc.
When you have a few source options network or CDROM. Choosing CDROM only
lets you go into rescue mode. Choosing HTTP will go out the appropriate
mirror, it always is looking to load "boot/root" , appending it as a
suffix to the URL you specify. Now the only "boot/root" I can find is
http://ftp.iinet.net.au/pub/suse/Suse/i386/current/boot/root. The system
will try to load it but dies with an error, I think it is actually for
9.2 I have tried it on another machine with the same issue.
The structure of all the other Suse mirrors look the same (for instance
http://public.planetmirror.com/pub/suse/suse ). Googling doesn't offer
I have had good success install previous versions of SuSe from CD, I
thought I would give a direct install a go now that I have a nice
broadband connection that allows me zero-metered downloads from the ISP
Martin Visser, CISSP
Network and Security Consultant
Consulting & Integration
Technology Solutions Group - HP Services
410 Concord Road
Rhodes NSW 2138
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