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Old 02-10-2013, 02:50 PM   #1
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replace aufs with /dev/sdaX partiton


hello,

i want to run backtrack along with debian.
here's what i've done:
- created new partition sda8 onto which i copied content of backtrack.iso
- created another partition sda9 <= expected to be the root
- added required lines to grub.conf:
Code:
menuentry "BackTrack" {
        insmod ext2
        set root=(hd0,8)
        linux /casper/vmlinuz boot=casper root=/dev/sda9 rw
        initrd /casper/initrd.gz
}
- and successfully booted the BT.

here's my fstab:
Code:
root@bt:~# cat /etc/fstab 
aufs / aufs rw 0 0
tmpfs /tmp tmpfs nosuid,nodev 0 0
/dev/sda6 swap swap defaults 0 0
how can i replace the aufs with sda9 partiton?
just replacing aufs with /dev/sda9 won't work

the reason why i want to achieve this is that when i run apt-get upgrade it runs out of space(wants to download over 600mb) and i am unable to do update.
also i am unable to install it on hdd using ubiquity installer because it throws some errors with python code that parition size is not defined, so i decided to do it this way.

thank you
 
Old 02-10-2013, 03:02 PM   #2
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Why don't you just install it with the provided installer instead?
 
Old 02-11-2013, 01:59 AM   #3
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as i already mentioned i am unable to install it on hdd using the default ubiquity installer because it throws some errors in python code.

any ides how to replace the aufs?
 
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Replacing the aufs with the partition will not bring you forward, unless the system is installed to the disk. It would help more if you try the normal install process again and post the error messages.
 
  


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