Subject: Re: booting to single user mode
To: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/12/2000 03:03:03
Wilko Bulte wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 12, 2000 at 02:21:06AM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
> > "M. Possamai" wrote:
> > > How can I boot to single user mode?
> > > I know I can get there with shutdown now on a running system
> > > but how can I boot to it?
> > At least on a PC164 it's
> > boot -fl -s
> boot -fl s
> at least in my experience. Or is the '-' ignored somewhere down the line
> and doesn't it make any difference?
For NetBSD at least (in sys/arch/alpha/alpha/machdep.c):
* Just ignore this. It's not required, but it's
* common for it to be passed regardless.
OSF^WDU^WTru64 might be different...
Simon Burge <email@example.com>
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