BUG: single option -> a root console

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Mar 1 10:03:25 PST 2002

On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 12:03:13AM +0000, William L. Maltby wrote:
> If my memory serves me, something is scrogged here. When you (re) boot and
> do something like
>    lfskernel single
> you should _not_ get the "... passwd/Ctl-D" prompt. _That_ is used to enter
> a "recovery" mode when the normal boot detects an unacceptable error like
> to many errors on an fsck for root, usr, etc. At least that's the way I recall
> it on several RH and one Slackware version.

That's possible yes. But every distribution does it differently.

Try this out, it may have the result you desire: edit /etc/inittab, find
this line:


Remove the 'S' from it, so it becomes:


Gerard Beekmans

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