[CentOS] 'p' in boot selector & going into single-user

Mon Apr 12 19:36:34 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/12/2010 2:20 PM, ken wrote:
> On boot, when I hit the F12 key to bring up the boot menu, the screen
> displays the various kernels and other boot options.  In the text below
> this menu it says I can hit 'p' to bring up a menu with other options.
> I've done this with the last two boot-ups and no other menu or options
> appear.  Is something missing?  (I also tried Alt-p, Shift-p, Ctrl-p and
> a few other keys and there's no change onscreen.)
> I'd like to know also how to select single user mode, but haven't found
> a way to do that.

For single user mode, edit the kernel line and add a ' 1' or 'single' to 
the end of it, then boot it.

   Les Mikesell