Monday, June 15, 2009

How to boot up to single mode from GRUB

At the selection menu, highlight the linux entry.
Type e
arrow down to the line which starts with kernel
Type e
go to the end of the line and space over one space
Type single and press the enter key
Type b to boot up in that mode

When you get to the prompt, you can change the root password with the passwd command.

When you are done, no need to reboot, just type init 5

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