[ubuntu-za] Booting into Recovery Mode

David Robert Lewis (ethnopunk) ethnopunk at telkomsa.net
Fri Feb 19 07:38:36 GMT 2010

try shift, if you upgraded to karmic, Grub2 now uses shift key.

Robin Bownes wrote:
> Hi All,
> Bit of a strange problem. Somehow, my super user ID has been removed 
> from the sudoers file. When this happened once before, I booted into 
> recovery mode with Esc key while booting up, and fixed it there. 
> However, this time, I am unable to get into recovery mode. Doesn't 
> matter if I lean on Esc till it screams, I still only boot into the 
> GUI login screen.
> Some help/suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Robin 

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