[svlug] Question about boot params
aaronl at vitelus.com
Thu Aug 24 19:17:02 PDT 2000
On Thu, Aug 24, 2000 at 06:36:14PM -0700, Ray Olszewski wrote:
> At 05:26 PM 8/24/00 -0700, Ivan Passos wrote:
> >I have two questions:
> >- I remember Rick Moen (and others) mentioned in the past in this list a
> > "better" command to do the same as "linux single" at the LILO prompt
> > (and that was because "linux single" doesn't work in some cases). What
> > was that command??
> I don't recall what Rick posted, but the common alternative is
> linux init=/bin/bash
is the best becuase /bin/sh is a standard name. Bash is a popular
shell, not a mandatory component of a linux system!
When using this method you have to remout the root filesystem before
you can write to it. I believe (from memory) that the command is:
mount -o remout,rw /
but I could very well be wrong!
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