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i recently tried using backtrack 5 in a virtual machine (host is Mac OSX) after my bootable USBs stopped working (see 1). However, this too shows the message: enter image description here

and when i type in the name of the kernel, it shows:

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What is going on?

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Can you provide more information? What is the host machine platform what virtualization software is this, where are you loading the OS image from etc? –  IUnknown Jan 29 '12 at 23:32
i downloaded the OS image from the Backtrack website, and it was loaded to the VM from my desktop –  Jon Valentine Jan 29 '12 at 23:34
AT that prompt just hit enter, do not type anything. youtube.com/watch?v=16B2P7DiQhw –  HackToHell Jan 30 '12 at 5:11

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