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SubjectRe: Single user mode
On Wed, 15 Jan 1997, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> > But doesnt 'linux init=/bin/sh' always work? If init does not run
> > then inittab will be ignored.
> How do you get that on a floppy disk???? You don't use lilo to make
> a bootable floppy, you use rdev which (as far as I know) doesn't take
> anything except setting the root file-system and whether or not it's
> r/w.

So use lilo. You're right, if you boot the kernel directly off a disk
there is no way to pass arbitrary arguments to it.


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