Re: How to boot single?
Thanks for the ultra-quick response!
I tried things like
boot sda3:vmlinux.gz root=/dev/sda3 single
boot sda3:vmlinux.gz single
at the MILO prompt, with and without double quotes around the boot
params. I am not sure if they are required (it didn't seem to matter
There are already some environs defined, so if I just let it boot after
selecting "RedHat..." from the boot selection menu, I get as far as the
smbd hold-and-bail point. I can see boot params actually passed as they
I guess I forgot to mention that so far anything I do results in the
boot process simply stopping at the running of smbd or before it with a
I will try the "ro" param tomorrow... it is nearly 3am here, and work
calls tomorrow am... er, today...
Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Thu 06 Aug 1998, Dan Hugo wrote:
> > So I would like to boot single user and disable smbd so it does not try
> > to run, and go ahead and configure the rest of the network stuff that I
> > forgot to do.
> > When I attempt this:
> > MILO> boot sda3:vmlinux.gz single
> > with quotes around single and without, and various other attempts, I
> > always get a kernel panic when it tries to mount the partitions after
> > they have been located.
> ... and normally you just enter "boot sda3:vmlinux.gz" and it does not
> panic? That's strange... It works for me.
> Adding "root=/dev/sda3 ro" doesn't help?
> Paul Slootman
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