cannot boot beyond runlevel 1

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at
Mon Jan 3 18:26:54 UTC 2011

On 01/03/2011 11:55 AM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Michal Jaegermann (michal at said:
>>> To be clear, as I alluded to in my previous replies, none of my (100+) OS
>>> installations has rhgb or quiet on any kernel line in any stanza I ever use,
>> Then I am at loss how to explain that you may miss "Press 'I' to
>> enter interactive startup." message which shows up in a distro
>> banner.
> Because the message was removed in F-14/RHEL 6?

Probably because that feature has been very unreliable, if it worked at all,
for quite a few releases before that.

Adding "confirm" as a boot parameter will reliably get you into interactive
startup.  (Tried it just now in F-12 and F-14.)

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