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Old 09-19-2008, 03:40 PM   #1
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recovery mode

hi can anyone tell me what is recovery mode whenever i boot my system. i use gutsy.does booting recovery mode delete all data???
Old 09-19-2008, 03:50 PM   #2
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No, the recovery mode is the kernel single user mode, as far as I know. The system doesn't start any services and only allows maintenance work. It is not supposed to delete any data whatsoever from your harddrive.


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