Exalogic: How To Boot Linux Guest vServer In Single User Mode

(Doc ID 2414642.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Goal

This Note provides detailed information on how to start guest vServer in single user mode in Exalogic.

There may be scenarios/use cases where it is needed to start the Guest vServer in single user mode for troubleshooting/debugging purposes. Examples include file system corruption for which fsck needs to be ran in single user mode, when the password for root user has to be recovered (in the case of the root password being forgotten), logical volume, file system or partition related issues.

Solution

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