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"boot error" means that yur usb stick is not being properly recognized as a hard drive at boot. there are 2(3) other 'almost' types of format, floppy. zip (hybrid). get a tool that does it...
bt5 needs a bigger usb disk, 4 gb is not enough. when the filesystemsquashfs is decompressed, it is over 6 gb
how'd you do that? on a default boot, the nouveau driver prevents the nvidia installer from running. on a safe boot (nomodeset=0) i can install but it's not persistent.
yes i know i can install the nvidia drivers with every boot, the idea is not to have to do that
I am befuddled. Ran remastersys and tried changing these options:
still results in booting into 'postgres@postgres'
still results in booting into 'postgres@postgres' but now...
Was using backtrack5 on a hard drive. made some changes (like adding remastersys!) and did a backup(using remastersys). replaced my current version of backtrack5 on a usb stick.
Boots into command...
when i issue this:
wget http://sickness.tor.hu/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/backtrack5_update.c backtrack5_update.c
I get this:
-2011-06-30 00:45:02-- http://backtrack5_update.c/...
do you mean that when you run backtrack5 from the usb stick as a live install (that's what linuxlive made) that you are trying to double click the 'install backtrack' shortcut that exists on the...
That repository has been dead for over a year and will not work. Do this:
add the following line
deb http://www.geekconnection.org/remastersys/repository karmic/
fragadelic (author of remastersys) says:
"The problem with trying to run it on a live running system is exactly what you are encountering. The installed one shouldn't have the issue though....
I am working o a friend's pc and do not want to install stuff to his HD. I boot into bt5 and want to make modifications (update the tools, update the distro,install nvidia drivers, install...
tnx for the pointer to remastersys. here are the details for any other linux noobs like me.
remastersys is not included in bt5. I have to install it.
I went to install it to my current bt5...
Yes I know the net and this site are full of instructions on using unetbootin, usbinstall, linuxliveinstall, yumi on installing a bt5 image to a usb stick. In general, these methods copy a squashfs...
There are a bunch of things i'd like to update to my bt5 usb stick. Thing is, it's a live install. So, I have to boot from the usb, do the updating, and then repackage the thing into squashfs, etc.
I booted into bt5
opened up a terminal as root
ran the update script
chose update all
it did its thing
(the only error i got was with fasttrack)
I added backtrack 5 to my katana usb. Inside the /boot/menus folder is the backtrack5 menu named bt.cfg. I changed it to reflect the various boot modes that i want. When i booted backtrack5 I got a...
same here...tried to install the nvida driver (release 275.09.07) and get the same error.
the read-me file here:...
@ byteme & rizler
i've noticed the same flakiness. if the usb is formmated as a hd, it will boot. but if it is seen as a zip/removable, it gives 'boot error'. however, the usb will boot if there is a bt dvd in the...
i know how to install nvidia drivers on a bt5 or linux os that is installed to a hard disk. however, i don't know how to do that to a live usb installation and make it stick. even persistent usb...
i have noticed the same flakiness. if i configure the usb stick with unetbootin as a live bt5 install, it starts fine. however, if i use yumi or liveusb, i get the boot error. i did...
so do i need to waste a dvd and burn bt5?
is quoting myself narcisstic?
Copy the files from the iso to the USB drive
rsync -r /cdrom/* .
Rsync copies from source to destination
source = /cdrom/*
what is destination?( i know it's...
right...bt5 comes up beautiful on 2 other machines-it just doesnt like my nvidia card. but no i realiazed i DIDN'T make a persistent usb install-just a live one--this sux--none of my changes would be...