[CentOS] 6.5 single user mode

Tue Feb 4 20:11:14 UTC 2014
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Tue, Feb 04, 2014 at 03:04:05PM -0500, Steve Clark wrote:
> Hello List,
> I want to boot into single user mode and run a script automatically.
> I have been looking for a couple of hours and have found one solution I don't like.
> How can I get the shell that is started in single user mode to run a script. My one solution
> was to add a profile in /etc/profile.d/ that called the script. Is this the only way to do it?

wild guess here:
1. make this a username that isn't used for any other purpose
2. try setting the default shell in /etc/password, for that user,
   to run the script. This may require some experimentation to find
   the correct incantation.

no clue if it'll work, haven't tried it.

good luck!

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