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Old 07-27-2007, 08:41 PM   #1
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Arrow Install Backtrack 2 side Slackware 12

Hello guys
i have a slackware 12 , i want install backtrack 2 side slackware 12 .
in backtrack i want use from slackware partition . ( home , ...)
i want both use from a partition together.
/etc/fstab :
/dev/sda9       bt        ext3       Defaults     1     2
i can't use cdrom , and i must install backtrack from hard.
so , i did configure lilo .
/etc/lilo.conf :
image = /bt/boot/vmlinuz
root = /bt/BT
initrd = /bt/boot/initrd.gz
label = BackTrack
"Warning: LBA32 addressing assumed
Added Winhole *
Added Slackware
Added BackTrack
One warning was issued."
root@ware:~#init 6
restarted .
correctly added BackTrack label in Boot Loader (LILO) and starting to load Scripts
but typed this errors :
Cannot read module data. corrupted download?
*  -> mount: Couldn't setup loop device
Cannot read module data. corrupted download?
/proc/splash: No such file or directory
*copying content of rootcopy directory
*crerating /etc/fstab
*changing root directory
linux live end, starting the Linux distribution
Usage: init 0123456SsQqAaBbCcUu
VFS: Cannot open root device "0" or unknown-block(0,0)
Please append a correct "root =" boot option
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS:Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

i don't have any cd for write and boot backtrack with cdrom so help me for boot and install this live distro from hard.
Old 07-27-2007, 10:39 PM   #2
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are you talking about the "backtrack" which is meant for the penetration testers, which boots from the live cd...???
Old 07-28-2007, 12:16 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by mithridates
image = /bt/boot/vmlinuz
root = /bt/BT
initrd = /bt/boot/initrd.gz
label = BackTrack
Copy /boot from /dev/sda9 (BackTrack) to /boot/backtrack (on Slackware root partition). Then modify /etc/lilo.conf:
image = /boot/backtrack/vmlinuz-<kernel>.<complete>.<name>
initrd = /boot/backtrack/initrd.gz
root = /dev/sda9
label = BackTrack
Old 07-28-2007, 01:48 PM   #4
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ok so i got success in installing backtrack 2. So now i've 3 o/s running on my machine. XP, Slackware and backtrack.
i followed and now backtrack is running fantastically. But this is not all done. As Road_map has suggested, you will have to copy the /boot from the backtrack and copy that into the slackwares /boot as the bootloader would be of slackware. And accordingly make changes in the lilo.conf of slackware.



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