Pressing “I” for interactive start-up does nothing

Writing by on Wednesday, 16 of July , 2008 at 6:15 pm

If at boot time you already know that you want an interactive start, and you know during CentOS boot process pressing “I” does nothing, here’s a trick.

At the grub boot screen press “a” (without quotes) to edit parameters
Append “confirm” (without quotes) to the kernel line

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Shivdev Kalambi is a Software Development Manager, previously a Principal Software Engineer at ArcSight/HP. With over 16 years' experience in software development, he's worked on several technologies and played different roles and contributed to all phases of projects. Non-tech activies include Ping-pong, Rock Climbing and Yoga at PG, Golf, Skiing, Swimming & a beer enthusiast.