After many more wasted hours I am still at the same point >:)>:)>:)>:)
At the end of the system analysis/package manager YAST2 reports:
Unable to create Repository from URL 'hd:///*name*.iso?device=dev/disk/*mydisk*&filesystem=auto
|] Valid metadata not found at specified URL(s)
-*name*.iso] hd:///*name*.iso?device=dev/disk/*mydisk*&filesysystem=auto Repository type cannot be determined.
If I answer yes it goes to a form to put in details of where it should look for the repos, with the following boxes:
I guess this is just a handle for later when I wish to set the priorities, but I have tried to enter as many different names for my iso as I can imagine might be relevant
Then a box with disk type, a drop down menu with my disk already filled in.
Then a drop down with filetype, default auto.
I have tried all possibilities, auto, ntfs, ntfs-3g, iso-9660.
Then a box with
I have tried everything in here.
There is then a check box with something like:
plain rpm repository?
I have tried with this checked and unchecked, pointing to the .iso, the unpacked iso, the suse directory within the unpacked iso, the suse/i586 directory within the unpack etc etc.
I have now exhausted all I can think of.
If I answer NO to the first question, the install aborts.
At the install options menu, there is expert>config and >change config.
Looking in >config I find that there is
which AFAICS, is correct
If I go >change config, I could alter the above.
One thing always present is the ? in the path
Any ideas anyone?
Should I submit a bug report?