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Re: 'testing' system 2.2.20 won't boot: hangs in hotplug subsystem

On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 12:06:47PM -0400, Mark Thomas wrote:
> > Is there some way to disable hotplug from the lilo prompt that will
> > allow me to at least boot the system and figure out how to fix it?
> > "linux single" hangs in the same place.
> I solved it; I used
>   linux init=/bin/sh
> to get onto the system, then moved the /etc/rc?.d/S*hotplug* files out
> of the way.

You could also just purge it: 'dpkg -P hotplug' :-)

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