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Booting Red Hat Linux into rescue mode.

January 28, 2011
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Booting Red Hat Linux into rescue mode.

Red Hat Linux can be booted into rescue mode from the installation CD, or any other boot method instead of the system’s hard drive. This also applies to other versions of Linux such as Fedora and Centos. The rescue mode is provided for troubleshooting and repair purposes. This is really handy when the OS...
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Identifying the kernel version and changing the default boot kernel in RedHat and Centos Linux.

January 27, 2011
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Use the command uname to print system information in Linux. # uname -r 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5 The –r option will print the kernel release. # uname -s Linux -s prints the kernel name. # uname -n mycomputer.wiivil.com Print the node name or hostname. # uname -p i686 Print the processor type, the i686 signifies a 32...
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