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256 - Linux Single Mode

On an x86 system using GRUB, use the following steps to boot into single-user mode:

1. At the GRUB splash screen at boot time, press any key to enter the GRUB interactive menu.

2. Select Red Hat Enterprise Linux with the version of the kernel that you wish to boot and type a to append the line.

3. Go to the end of the line and type "single" as a separate word
   (Press the Spacebar and then type "single").  Press Enter to exit edit mode and save the change.

4. Select the kernel you changed and press b to reboot as "single-mode"

5. The command line shows up and you can do what you want.

6. Enter exit, it becomes runlevel 5.



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