init 1 hangs

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sun Dec 16 04:00:58 UTC 2012

On 12/15/2012 02:38 AM, JD wrote:
> On 12/15/2012 12:21 AM, Nils Kassube wrote:
>> JD wrote:
>>> Ubuntu 12.10
>>> # init 1
>>> hangs and never enters single user mode.
>>> Gets stuck displaying the purple screen with the word
>>> Ubuntu in the middle and the 4 dots beneath it.
>> It looks like the screen displays the boot splash screen. It should be
>> possible to switch back to your wanted VT with Ctrl-Alt-F1..F6.
> yes I tried that. Did not work. No response.
> In fact no response even to Ctrl-Alt_Del
>> BTW: IIRC you're coming from Fedora - then forget most of what you know
>> about runlevels. The default runlevel is 2 for ubuntu.
>> Nils
> Man page for runlevel in section 7 says:
>         Eight runlevels are permitted, the first seven are numbered 0-6
> and the
>         eighth is named S or s (both are permitted).
> So, runlevel 1 should be perfectly legit and it should (or must) work,
> else it should be taken out of the man page :)

Welcome to Debian!! You are welcome to tell them of the errors of their 
ways though. <cackles> Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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