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SubjectRe: e2fsck...
In article <>,
Richard B. Johnson <> wrote:
>At the LILO prompt hit ALT
>Then at the boot prompt..
> linux init=/bin/bash
>Once you are through, do `exec /sbin/init`. This will startup
>init, still with pid 1, and you are through (unless you need to
>sort out junk in /lost+found).

Alas not. If you pass init=/what/ever, the kernel starts an
internal pseudo init and starts the /what/ever as a child (usually
it has PID 8 or so).

Perhaps a new command is needed .. init= and shell= or so.

Indifference will certainly be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?

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