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Old 07-19-2004, 05:30 AM   #1
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How to stop Linux boot up?

I have just changed the version of JBOSS that I run on my Mandrake 9 box. When the box boots up it tries to start the JBOSS daemon but something goes wrong and it stops subsequent daemons from starting (e.g. ssh) and never gets to a login prompt.

Question is, how can stop the init.d scripts running so that the JBOSS script never runs and I can get a login and try to sort it out?

many thanks.
Old 07-19-2004, 05:40 AM   #2
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A bootable CD distro would be your best bet... Use it to alter the init.d links...
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During boot, get into the Interactive boot mode by pressing "I" when prompted, say no when you are requested to start JBoss.


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