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Old 08-26-2012, 10:08 PM   #1
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safe mode


how do i run safe mode in Mandriva 2008
 
Old 08-27-2012, 01:18 PM   #2
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Safe mode?

If you mean start in a text console, edit /etc/inittab and set the runlevel to 3, then reboot. If you mean single user mode make the runlevel 1.
 
Old 08-27-2012, 01:29 PM   #3
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" safe mode" is a Microsoft windows" state
however the the text boot ( run lrvel3) or the "single user" ( run level1) ofr Red Hat based operating systems is similar

edit the /etc/inittab
or
add a 3 or 1 to the end of the boot line while booting
 
Old 08-27-2012, 02:29 PM   #4
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Huh... Funny it's been mentioned here. I already forgot this thing called "safe mode". I wonder what "safe mode" looks like in GNU/Linux. First initlevel?

EDIT: after more read of the thread I found - first initlevel looks like it...

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