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Thread: Trying to install bt3 onto my laptop harddrive

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    Default Trying to install bt3 onto my laptop harddrive

    ok im all the way down to this step

    bt ~ # cp -f /boot/vmlinuz /mnt/backtrack/boot/

    but i get this error

    cp: writing `/mnt/backtrack/boot/vmlinuz': Input/output error

    what would be causing this error? and how can i fix it

    thanks.

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    try:

    cp /boot/vmlinuz /mnt/backtrack/boot/vmlinuz

    TT
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    thanks for the help i just started the whole process from making the partitions from scratch and im now enjoying backtrack 3 on my toshiba satellite pro 6100 and a asus wl-167g v2 (rt73) i have got injection working and every thing got into my girlfriends home network and my fathers and in less than 30mins to for both so im pretty wrapped thumbs up for a great distro thank you very much all smiles here now i can help the local pub they forgot there wifi password and need it for a new machine there hooking up

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