Unable to [multi] boot into newly installed Suse 11.2

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http://forums.opensuse.org – I suspect this is a 'new Grub' problem. I installed OpenSuse 11.2 from DVD into one (sda10) of several partitions (the others containing other operating systems):- /dev/sda1 * 1 63 506016 6 FAT16 /dev/sda2 64 4865 38572065 5 Extended /dev/sda5 64 960 7205121 7 HPFS/NTFS /dev/sda6 961 1859 7221186 83 Linux /dev/sda7 1860 2759 7229218+ 83 Linux /dev/sda8 2760 3026 2144646 82 Linux swap / Solaris /dev/sda9 3027 3924 7213153+ 83 Linux /dev/sda10 3925 4865 7558551 83 Linux I use NT Boot Loader for the multi-booting on the basis of chain-loading the boot sector of Linux partitions. (It is not destroyed by MS re-installations; and is actually very easy to use). I also have an older Grub shell boot floppy which can do likewise:- root (hd0,x) chainloader +1 boot FWIW I found the disc partition & boot loader parts of the installation a nightmare. Difficult to know what it is going to do; and I am sure it *did* fiddle with parts I asked it to avoid. Horribly, it did *not* make me a dedicated Suse boot floppy like I checked. (This is always the safest boot option for a new install: it leaves the present boot system intact, and provides an independant way of loading your latest. You can refine things later). I had also checked to have the boot sector on the *root partition*. I have never been able to get into the Suse. NT Loader does not like the partition boot sector. Nor does (an older) Grub from its boot floppy. I have tried the DVD in 'system repair' mode, when it finds things wrong and corrects them, same next time... It offers a way of directly booting a selected system; that did not work. Any suggestions? I can provide more precise error msgs, but it is tedious; and system repair from DVD dicey. I feel that *the partition boot sector is not being properly set up*. And I want to be able to make a dedicated boot floppy; how? I have an identical problem with Ubuntu, which makes me think it is related to the 'new' Grub. Lewis Smith (Distributions)