Booting Into Single User Mode with GRUB

Doug Sutherland doug at
Tue Feb 13 22:03:06 EST 2007

Correction, I think you would need to press e twice,
once to enter edit mode, a second time when cursor is
on the kernel line (second line).

So to boot single user, the procedure would be:

press e to enter edit mode on the grub menu
press down arrow to position cursor on the kernel line
press e to edit the kernel line
append space and single to end of kernel line
press enter to save that change
press b to boot
enter root password

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