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Old 09-11-2013, 03:15 AM   #1
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Increase backtrack memory


How to increase Backtrack memory I am unable to create 1TB file in Backtrack ? What should I do it says low memory? Please help me with steps how to do? PLEASE
 
Old 09-11-2013, 03:25 AM   #2
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Hi,

sorry, I have trouble understanding what you are asking. As such. my reply is basically a list of questions so that we can better understand what your problem is.

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How to increase Backtrack memory
Normally this is achived by purchasing and installing additional ram.
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I am unable to create 1TB file in Backtrack ?
How are you trying to create this file? Are you sure this is about memory? Perhaps this is about the file system you are using.


Also, 1TB is a _very_ large file: are you really trying create a 1TB file?

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What should I do it says low memory? Please help me with steps how to do? PLEASE
What says "low memory"? How much ram do you actually have?

Please do not yell.

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Old 09-11-2013, 03:34 AM   #3
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Actually my question is
"how to increase base memory or what should I do because for example: if I want to create a 1GB file Backtrack unable to create that with an error LOW Disc space?" PLEASE HELP HOW TO FIX THIS
 
Old 09-11-2013, 07:19 AM   #4
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Actually my question is
"how to increase base memory or what should I do because for example: if I want to create a 1GB file Backtrack unable to create that with an error LOW Disc space?" PLEASE HELP HOW TO FIX THIS
This doesn't seem to be memory related, but disk space related.

Without knowing what setup you are using I can only give some general advise:
- Remove unwanted/unneeded files to create some space,
- Add more disk space.
 
Old 09-11-2013, 07:43 AM   #5
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This may be memeory related if you run Backtrack as a live session, for example from a Live-CD.
In this case creating a 1GB file will fail if you have not enough RAM, because the file will be created in memory.
There are 2 solutions:
- Mount a filesystem from disk, for example an existing Windows partition and create the file there
- Install more RAM

Last edited by TobiSGD; 09-11-2013 at 10:07 AM. Reason: fixed typo
 
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Old 09-11-2013, 08:10 AM   #6
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This may be memeory related if you run Backtrack as a live session, for example form a Live-CD.
You are correct! I completely overlooked that possibility.
 
  


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