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Re: can't go to single user mode



On Fri, 2008-01-11 at 12:04 -0600, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > 
> > ok, i'm confused ... wouldn't the only available runlevel options on
> > the kernel line in /etc/grub.conf be precisely those for the "init"
> > command, and the ones that you could add manually while at the grub
> > menu early in the boot process?
> > 
> > according to "man init", that would include "1", "s" or "S", but i
> > don't see the word "single" anywhere there.  and i just tested that by
> > duplicating the default stanza in grub.conf, renaming the title, and
> > just adding "1" to the end of the kernel line.  selecting that option
> > from the boot-time grub menu takes me to single-user mode, just as i
> > expected.
> > 
> > unless i'm misreading the actual problem here.
> > 
> > rday

Why again are you trying to put 1 or single into the grub.conf
permenantly rather then doing this by editing the line when the grub
menu comes up.

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