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Re: F10 and no root login - impossible to maintain systems!

Benjamin LaHaise wrote:
Even then, with F10 using a 0 second wait at the grub prompt, it's almost impossible to catch grub in time to specify the runlevel or init=/bin/sh.

No it's not (as I know from personal experience[1]). Start holding F8 as your BIOS is completing POST. It's not only possible, it's not even especially hard (the hardest part by far is simply remembering to do it).

[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=478878

...which, btw, no one seems to be working on. Good to know that Fedora cares that I can't boot an updated kernel.

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