How Do You Install SUSE when It Fails with a Kernel Error with Little Information?

Problem scenario
Linux SUSE won't install. When the installation process is happening it stops with an abortive error that exits the pretty GUI menu sequence. You get ">>> linuxrc 7.0.15 (Kernel 5.3.18-lp152.19-default) an error occurred during the installation." What should you do to install SUSE?

Possible Solution #1
Start over. When you see this window "YaST2 The system has an active network connection. Additional software is available online. Activate online repositories now?" Choose No.

Possible Solution #2

  1. Can you use Vagrant and Oracle VirtualBox? If you can use both of these, install them. Then use this Vagrantfile (some of the comments were borrowed from mwrock Vagrantfiles):
# -*- mode: ruby -*-
# vi: set ft=ruby :

# All Vagrant configuration is done below. The "2" in Vagrant.configure
# configures the configuration version (we support older styles for
# backwards compatibility). Please don't change it unless you know what
# you're doing.
Vagrant.configure("2") do |config|
  # The most common configuration options are documented and commented below.
  # For a complete reference, please see the online documentation at
  # https://docs.vagrantup.com.

  # Every Vagrant development environment requires a box. You can search for
  # boxes at https://vagrantcloud.com/search.
  config.vm.box = "toni03/opensuse-leap15"
  config.vm.box_version = "0.1"
  config.vm.provider "virtualbox"
  config.vm.network :public_network, :bridge => "enp1s0", adapter: "1"
  config.ssh.username = 'vagrant'
  config.ssh.password = 'vagrant'
  # Disable automatic box update checking. If you disable this, then
  # boxes will only be checked for updates when the user runs
  # `vagrant box outdated`. This is not recommended.
  # config.vm.box_check_update = false

  # Create a forwarded port mapping which allows access to a specific port
  # within the machine from a port on the host machine. In the example below,
  # accessing "localhost:8080" will access port 80 on the guest machine.
  # NOTE: This will enable public access to the opened port
  # config.vm.network "forwarded_port", guest: 80, host: 8080

  # Create a forwarded port mapping which allows access to a specific port
  # within the machine from a port on the host machine and only allow access
  # via 127.0.0.1 to disable public access
  # config.vm.network "forwarded_port", guest: 80, host: 8080, host_ip: "127.0.0.1"

  # Create a private network, which allows host-only access to the machine
  # using a specific IP.
  # config.vm.network "private_network", ip: "192.168.33.10"

  # Create a public network, which generally matched to bridged network.
  # Bridged networks make the machine appear as another physical device on
  # your network.
  # config.vm.network "public_network"

  # Share an additional folder to the guest VM. The first argument is
  # the path on the host to the actual folder. The second argument is
  # the path on the guest to mount the folder. And the optional third
  # argument is a set of non-required options.
  # config.vm.synced_folder "../data", "/vagrant_data"

  # Provider-specific configuration so you can fine-tune various
  # backing providers for Vagrant. These expose provider-specific options.
  # Example for VirtualBox:
  #
   config.vm.provider "virtualbox" do |vb|
  #   # Display the VirtualBox GUI when booting the machine
  #   vb.gui = true
  #
  #   # Customize the amount of memory on the VM:
     vb.memory = "1024"
   end
  #
  # View the documentation for the provider you are using for more
  # information on available options.

end

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