[ALUG] How to get to single user mode from boot?

Anthony Anson tony.anson at girolle.co.uk
Wed Dec 8 20:55:36 GMT 2010


Chris G wrote:
> I have got myself locked out of my old eeePC 7" netbook, I don't
> understand why, but anyway - is there a way to get to single user mode
> without a CD or USB memory stick to boot from?
> 
> I'm out in Belgium away from home with this netbook (Acer Aspire One)
> which is all working OK and the old eeePC 700 serie that I want to
> configure and leave here.  I can download a certain amount here (3-G
> connection) but big downloads are out.  Is there maybe a minimal
> download I can do to create a bootable memory stick to sort out the
> eeePC?  (I have a memory stick and can download tens of Mb without too
> much problem)

Could you try Tom'sRTBT? (I think that's what it answers to) It will 
even fit on a floppy.

AFAIK it's still up there and available - but if it isn't, I have a copy 
somewhere.

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Tony Anson
www.girolle.co.uk/



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