[Bug 68274] Re: please start ssh for single user mode

Dustin Kirkland dustin.kirkland at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 22:44:08 GMT 2008

Hmm, I'd be very surprised to boot a machine into "single" user mode and
find that I've opened myself up to remote ssh login's, giving
potentially other people (not me in front of the console) remote access
to the system.  Single user mode is generally intended for infrequent
maintenance, and traditionally by the administrator in front of the

I have two suggestions...

1) Look into some of the remote console hardware solutions or
hypervisors for virtual machines.

2) If remote ssh access is truly required in single user mode, I'd say
at the very least you'd want to specify that with an *additional* kernel
parameter -> "single ssh".  I really don't think you'd want to open up
every user who thinks he's in single-user mode to ssh access from

please start ssh for single user mode
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