single user mode

Hans Henry von Tresckow hvontres at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 22:07:16 UTC 2011


On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 6:43 AM, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 6:40 AM, Brian Wootton <Brian.Meg at btinternet.com> wrote:
>>
>> Before I tear my remaining hair(s) out, does anybody know how to get
>> kubuntu 10.04 LTS into single user mode?
>>  telinit 1 don't work, init 1 don't work and I've pretty well pushed the
>> shift keys out the bottom of the keyboard during a reboot, that don't work.
>>  Googling for 'single user mode' and 'telinit 1' tells me that others have
>> experienced this problem but none of their solutions work for me.
>
> Have you tried esc?
>
> Or a combination of shift and esc?
>
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I think esc during boot will bring up the grub menu. If you don't have
any "rescue" entries, just edit the comand line ('e') and add 'single'
to the end.

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