enter single user mode from boot menu

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Apr 29 05:14:03 UTC 2013

On Mon, 29 Apr 2013, Teske, Devin wrote:

>> In single user mode, the root filesystem will be the only one mounted, and
>> it will be mounted read-only.
>> If you need to make changes (Correcting a fat-fingered edit to /etc/fstab,
>> for example), you'll need to mount root rw.
>> mount -u -o rw /
> or
> mount -u -rw /
> (just thought I'd save you 2 keystrokes, nyuk nyuk)

Ooh, a contest.  All I ever use is

   mount -u /

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