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Old 01-17-2001, 08:08 PM   #1
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I'm running LinuxMandrake 7.2 on a CTX 800 laptop and am using the grub boot loader for the first time. It's a nice program but I can't figure out how to boot to single user/linux single mode. I'd rather address this before I absolutely have to, if you know what I mean. Thanks.
Old 04-02-2001, 04:12 AM   #2
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booting grub in single user

when grub starts, you get the menu...
press 'c' for the command prompt...
type in 'kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda1 single' and press enter
-> replace [/boot/vmlinuz] with your kernel image
-> and [/dev/hda1] with whatever your root partition is.

type 'boot' and press enter.


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