Complete installation & copy files
You will be asked once again to confirm that all of the selections you have made are correct and that you want
to proceed with the install. Click Install to begin the installation.
The installation with start with the formatting of the partitions.
Next, the package installation will begin. Depending on the computing power of your PC, this may take 10-40
minutes. On a PC with a 64-bit processor and 2GB RAM, this stage of a 64-bit SUSE installation took only about 10
If you are interested, click the Details tab to see how the installation progresses.
After some time, the basic installation will complete.
Once the package installation is finished, the system will reboot (the one time during the entire procedure).
The GRUB boot menu will load and present you will boot options. At this stage, we want to boot the first option -
SUSE Linux 10.1. Either highlight your choice (using arrow keys) and press Enter
wait for the default counter (8 seconds) to time out.
If you had Windows installed alongside SUSE (or vice versa), you would see Windows as one of the options in the
list. Generally, the boot loader will place SUSE topmost and Windows below it.
The operating system will load. For some time, you will see a screen filled with textual input - also called
verbose mode. Do not be alarmed. Let the system boot up to the next stage of the installation.