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Re: Help - can't boot



On Wed, 6 Apr 2005 02:35:31 -0400
"Claude Jones" <claude_jones levitjames com> wrote:

> Kevin wrote:
> | --- Claude Jones <claude_jones levitjames com> wrote:
> || I've pulled a real bad move. I stuck a three line
> || script into
> || rc.local It just changes directories and calls up a python
> || based server app for spam filtering. My screen just hangs when
> || I get to that part of the boot process. Shelling out just
> || leads to blank
> || screen. I need some way of getting access to
> || rc.local and editing
> || out those commands. Can someone help - I'm lucky in that it's
> || booting enough to provide DHCP and routing services so I can
> || send this email from my laptop.
> | 
> | Can you <CTRL><ALT><F1> to a terminal and login?
> | 
> 
> No - it hangs just before it gets to the login screen. CTL-ALT-F1
> does nothing. I had an older Knoppix CD here, but it can't read
> the drive with /etc on it... I also have an older ver Linux rescue
> floppy, but it won't boot...
> 
> 
> Claude Jones
> Levit & James, Inc./WTVS
> Leesburg, VA, USA
> 
> 
Have you tried to boot using the installation CD 1 and typing linux rescue?
You could then remove the script causing the problem and be back in action.

-- 
Richard E Miles
Federal Way WA. USA
registered linux user 46097


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