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Re: single user mode

On Thu, Feb 05, 1998 at 08:20:32PM +0100, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> >If this doesn't work, I don't think you have a choice.
> Ofcourse you can always boot into maintenance mode instead of single
> use mode (boot with "linux maintenance" or "linux -b"). It will get
> you a root shell directly, without password, and without running _any_
> of the init scripts. Remember that your root file system is read only at
> that point and that not even /proc is mounted ..

Is this different to "linux emergency"? Emergency does ask for a password here.

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