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Boot into Aqua from single user mode UNIX
If you boot into single user mode [Editor: command-S at startup; this is the mode from which you can run a file system check, fsck] you can boot into Aqua/Finder by typing:


This appears not to work if you've mounted the drive with write access. It also works if you've entered single user from Aqua by typing the following in the Terminal:

sudo shutdown now
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Authored by: thunder on Apr 11, '01 04:38:58AM

I got out of single user mode by typing "bye", it rebooted in os X

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solution: reboot -n
Authored by: markgill on Mar 23, '02 12:20:14PM

reboot -n also gets be to Aqua

A side question. When I launch into single-user mode (C-S), my monitor issues three repeat command echos to the screen, which makes it difficult to write my own commands and see what I'm writing. Do you think this is a tty setting problem or what?

ADPT_OSI_Indicate QueueFrozen: id4, freeze
ADPT_OSI_Indicate QueueFrozen: id4, unfreeze
ADPT_OSI_Indicate GenerationChange (nop)

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