[lug] Recovering using the RedHat CD?

Ferdinand P. Schmid fschmid at archenergy.com
Wed Nov 22 13:59:17 MST 2000

Boot into single user mode:
At the boot prompt LILO:
type: linux single

That should get you to a prompt and you can do basic sys admin work.


"Scott A. Herod" wrote:

> Hello,
> Slightly embarrassing question:  I've just run sndconfig on a new
> machine that contains some rare sound hardware, and while sndconfig
> reports that it found the hardware and wrote something into
> /etc/conf.modules, the machine now fails to boot.  It freezes while
> initializing sound.  Is there a way to mount the hard drive while
> booting off the RedHat CD?  All I want to do is comment out a
> line in /etc/conf.modules.  If not, I guess I can pull the drive
> out and stick it in another box temporarily.
> Thanks,
> Scott
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Ferdinand Schmid
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