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    EDIT: IT'S WORKING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

    EDIT:

    IT'S WORKING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FINALLLY!! Thanks ESC201!!

    I'm going to summarize my encounter just so nobody suffers the way I did...

    1. Make sure your USB isn't faulty.
    2....
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    is there anything I can add to the initrd.gz that...

    is there anything I can add to the initrd.gz that would for test purposes print out what I typed in?
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    Too bad the encryption worked on my buddy's...

    Too bad the encryption worked on my buddy's computer only...

    I tried changing the passphrases to keys with no special attributes to them, still no luck. casper.log says that it's still the wrong...
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    Gah...silly mistake! Thanks for everything,...

    Gah...silly mistake!

    Thanks for everything, works beautifully.

    Startup is a little slower, but everything runs at a very manageable rate.
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    Yep! that's right. Casper.log does indeed...

    Yep! that's right.

    Casper.log does indeed point out the problem.

    Right after where it says "Enter passphrase" and "command successful" (The first password)...it then asks again for a passphrase...
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    Well, I used your initrd and I get the same...

    Well, I used your initrd and I get the same issue. (The keyboard issue as usual, I'll just use a different password to accomodate). On the computer where the keyboard did work fine, the first...
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    Ah ok, that would make sense. My laptop...

    Ah ok, that would make sense.

    My laptop keyboard looks like this...

    http://www.thetechherald.com/media/images/200817/Laptop_keyboard.jpg

    I've previously had trouble with live CDs. I had to...
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    I'm feeling like a total n00b here, but I'm...

    I'm feeling like a total n00b here, but I'm getting errors trying to gunzip your initrd.gz. It's telling me that it's not in gzip format.

    As to the key map, I remember reading somewhere in one of...
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    Well here's the output.. Note: it scrolls...

    Well here's the output..

    Note: it scrolls automatically and the normal commands to make the screen scroll for "more" aren't recognized, so I can only reproduce this bit.

    EDIT: Found a typo and...
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    Well, just tested it out... GRUB first loaded...

    Well, just tested it out...

    GRUB first loaded and then as backtrack loaded it then asked for the first password (which was for the container). After entering the passphrase (hopefully I entered...
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    EDIT: Turns out it was the faulty USB drive. I...

    EDIT: Turns out it was the faulty USB drive. I just tried these commands out on my 4gig flash drive and it works just fine. I'll update back when I finish the encryption procedure shortly.
    ...
  12. Discussioni: Keyboard issues

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    The i8042.reset seems to work, however, the...

    The i8042.reset seems to work, however, the persistent changes seems to also stop working when doing that. Strange. Maybe that's another thing causing it though.

    I started using backtrack on...
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    Is there any way to make persistent changes with...

    Is there any way to make persistent changes with this disk image? I know VMware does it a special way...it seems to save all the changes into one file (at least in my experience).

    I can't seem to...
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    Hmm. So I added i8042.reset to the end of the...

    Hmm. So I added i8042.reset to the end of the kernel line for the persistent changes boot option in grub's menu.lst.

    The keyboard seems to be fixed, but now the changes aren't saving. Strange.
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    HWUG1 no luck using VMware

    EDIT!!

    It works fine. Apparently for VMware player you have to manually tell it to use the USB device (my adapter). There's a nice little icon showing if it's being used or not.
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    VMWare disk image file size

    I downloaded the VMware disk image for backtrack 4 pre-final. Unfortunately I found out that it's over 6 gigs unpacked. I wanted to fit it on a 4gig usb stick. Is there any way to make the disk image...
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    I'm having the same problem with the same...

    I'm having the same problem with the same computer. I just simply don't know enough to even think about where to start addressing this issue.

    The interesting this is, the LiveCD works just fine...
  18. Discussioni: Keyboard issues

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    Keyboard issues

    I followed the instructions in the video

    http://forums.remote-exploit.org/backtrack-4-howto/23652-bt4-usb-installation-noob-proof-tutorial.html

    ...and everything worked perfectly..I'm using a...
  19. Very interesting...great advice guys thanks.

    Very interesting...great advice guys thanks.
  20. bump. Someone must know. A lot of cards out there...

    bump. Someone must know. A lot of cards out there with RaLink.

    Come on, this is a pretty sick card if it works...you can add an antenna of any length to a usb wireless card.
  21. Ah yes, now I see where that confusion came from....

    Ah yes, now I see where that confusion came from.

    You're right....I'm using a live install (sorry) on my external.

    The driver is installed, this includes nvidia's own installer and slax's...
  22. Yes I did. What I didn't mention earlier however...

    Yes I did. What I didn't mention earlier however is that after starting to boot windows again...I got well....crap.

    Apparently lilo changed the actual MBR, and not that of my external HDD, so I...
  23. Hmm, I edited lilo...but it's like backtrack...

    Hmm, I edited lilo...but it's like backtrack didn't even notice it.

    Could it have something to do with the whole sharing of partions...the whole changes=/dev/..?
  24. Got it up working running the nvidia drivers...

    Got it up working running the nvidia drivers finally. The only problem now is that I can't get it passed 640x480 resolution. I can't seem to find a working answer to this problem around the internet...
  25. Black sceen, kde not starting not working....strange

    Nevermind....crappy post, not much info given.

    Apparently it never worked before (I thought it did, i guess i never tried). I have an Nvidia GeForce 7300 LE. After running xconf and startx I get...
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