[CentOS] why does "rescue" mode bring me to runlevel 5 (multi-user target)?

Fri Mar 2 10:34:38 UTC 2018
Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>

On Fri, 2 Mar 2018, John Hodrien wrote:

> On Fri, 2 Mar 2018, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > finishing a week of teaching a comptia linux+ class off of centos
> > 7.4 and wanted to demo how to boot to "rescue" mode, so i rebooted,
> > selected "rescue" mode at grub menu, which still booted to full
> > multiuser, graphical mode. what am i doing wrong? or is this a dumb
> > question?
> It's is not what you think it is.
> $ yum info dracut-config-rescue
> It's not the same as the rescue mode off the DVD.

  ah, gotcha ... so the course manual is definitely misleading.