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Old 02-23-2004, 08:09 PM   #1
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Unhappy Stop boot script at boot time!!

The ppp dialer process will not stop running at boot. Because i can not dialin to my isp the process keeps on trying to connect. If i turn off my modem linux just stays at that one process.

How do i kill this script becuase i cannot get to the linux terminal.

I've tried ctl-c ctl-x ctl-break with no avail.

Old 02-23-2004, 11:04 PM   #2
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You could boot into single user mode

See here:

Then use chkconfig to remove the service: do
#chkconfig --list
when you get into your machine, to see all the services then do
#chkconfig <name-of-service> off
to switch off the service


P.S. Control-\ can stop some processes.

Last edited by ilikejam; 02-23-2004 at 11:08 PM.


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