Notes on deploying SUSE on BIOS boot environment

Summary

When using HyperBoot, booting from a backup image file of SLES/openSUSE on BIOS boot environment in default disk layout fails.
The following provides the description about the partition settings which allows booting an image backup file by HyperBoot.

Details

When installing SLES/openSUSE on BIOS boot environment in default disk layout, the partition table is configured in GPT.
When booting from a backup image file of the above environment, HyperBoot fails to detect the boot media and booting the backup image fails in error.

When deploying SUSE in BIOS boot environment, go to [Partition Setting] – [Expert Partitioner] and select [MS-DOS (legacy OS] for the new partition table type.

Target Product

– HyperBoot



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