Backtrack 3 (bt3) live CD is not working on my desktop, laptop, or virtual machine
I hear great things about BackTrack and I want to be able to use it. I get errors on my desktop when using safe mode and currently I see this...
linux live end, starting the Linux distribution
Usage: init 0123456SsQqAaBbCcUu
It used to say something about triggering something, but when I ran safe mode again with noapic, it got this far.
This was tested with backtrack 3 final cd. I'm currently downloading backtrack 3 final usb to see how that works.
The desktop is custom made with an Intel Pentium D 2.66GHz, 1024 MB RAM, nVidia GeForce 8600 GT with 512MB, all on an ECS RC410L/800-M. I have a PS/2 keyboard and a PS/2 mouse plugged in via a KVM switch.
I tried using Virtual PC 2007 to run BT3 in safe mode, but I only get as far as pnp: 00:0d: iomem range 0x100000-0x3fffffff could not be reserved after seeing five other similar messages.
I would love to run this OS on my laptop, but I can't seem to figure out how. On both machines, when I try to load from the graphic options of the menu I get a black screen with a prompt at the top that does not accept keyboard input.
Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.