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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:

exit

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?

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



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