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How To Boot Linux Paravirtualized VM Into Rescue Mode and in Single User Mode (Doc ID 1602157.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 to Oracle Linux 6.9 [Release OL6U9]
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.3 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


This article describes how to configure an Oracle VM guest Virtual Machine (VM) to boot into linux rescue mode.


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In this Document
 1. Rescue Mode
 1.1 Locate the Guest VM Installation Media
 1.2. Loop Mount the Guest VM Installation Media
1.3. Copy the Initial RAM Disk and Kernel from Guest Installation Media
1.4. Modify the Guest VM Configuration File
 1.5. Start the Guest VM
1.6. Launch the VNC console for the guest VM
 2. Alternate Ways:
 3. Single User Mode

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