inittab question (lfs v5, chapter 6)
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Fri Nov 7 04:34:30 PST 2003
On Thu, 6 Nov 2003 conathan at conet.dyndns.org wrote:
> > On this page:
> I believe the S stands for single user mode. I can verify that it is not
> a typo, because this has came up before.
> BTW, I dont exactly know how to get into single user mode, but it has
> something to do with kernel parameters on bootup.
At the (used to be) Lilo boot prompt, after selecting (or typing) the
kernel image to boot, just put a space followed by the run level you
want. This can include 's' or 'single' as well as the usual numbers. The
parameter overrides the inittab's initdefault.
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