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Thread: Finding BackTrack Kernel Location

  1. #1
    Just burned his ISO
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    Default Finding BackTrack Kernel Location

    So, I installed BT3 Beta, and forgot where the kernel location is. Trying to add it to Grub, here's what I have so far..

    title BackTrack
    root (hd3, 1)
    kernel /boot/vmlinuz
    initrd /boot/initrd.gz
    boot

    And it's not working. Any thoughts on where the kernel would be located? Or how to find where it is after you installed it? Please and thank you =P

  2. #2
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    title BackTrack
    root (hd3, 1)
    kernel /boot/vmlinuz
    initrd /boot/initrd.gz
    boot

    This is all wrong. The hd(0,1) or whatever part of grub is your partition number minus one. For example...
    sda1 = (hd0,0)
    sda2 = (hd0,1)
    sda3= (hd0,2)
    Hopefully you get the idea. Second grub if different than lilo the kernel and its parameters must all be placed on one line. The kernel is normally located on the /boot partition. So if your backtrack was located on sda3 and you did not have a separate /boot partion your entry should look like this...


    title BackTrack
    root (hd0, 2)
    kernel /boot/vmlinuz initrd initrd=/boot/initrd.gz vga=791 root=/dev/sda3

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