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Old 07-03-2014, 01:55 AM   #1
paulus89
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how to change rc.local


Dear All,

I have changed rc.local file and now my CentOs 6.5 x64 hang.. and unable to start.. how to recover this?

please help

thanks
pau
 
Old 07-03-2014, 02:00 AM   #2
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what you changed in rc.local?
by default its look like,
Quote:
#!/bin/sh
#
# This script will be executed *after* all the other init scripts.
# You can put your own initialization stuff in here if you don't
# want to do the full Sys V style init stuff.

touch /var/lock/subsys/local
mount -o remount /dev/shm
 
Old 07-03-2014, 02:02 AM   #3
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I call openvpn --config client.ovpn

it stuck there .. and I want to remove that line now .. but no luck ..please help
thank you
 
Old 07-03-2014, 02:34 AM   #4
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What do you mean you cant login to the server?
login to the server and remove the line form rc.local
manually run and make sure the openvpn first
 
Old 07-03-2014, 02:39 AM   #5
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yes, I am unable to login to the server and remove that line
 
Old 07-03-2014, 02:46 AM   #6
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You could boot from the install media and pick rescue mode, this will let you mount the existing file-system and allow you to edit the file.
 
Old 07-03-2014, 03:04 AM   #7
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noted and thanks to all
 
Old 07-03-2014, 03:37 AM   #8
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Did you try to boot into single user mode and change the file? You should be able to boot into single user mode by passing relevant parameters to the kernel from grub.
 
Old 07-03-2014, 03:43 AM   #9
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From memory (so I may be wrong!), "single user" will still run init files including rc.local, just at the appropriate run level, "emergency" will start up but not run init.
 
Old 07-03-2014, 06:04 AM   #10
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Single user mode only runs processes designated for single user operation - rc.local is not supposed to be one of those, neither are any of the startup scripts. Basically it should just run "login root" or "bash" - only the root filesystem would be mounted.
 
  


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