[SunRescue] [OT] Booting HP-UX 9000/735 into Single User Mode

Bill Bradford rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 4 13:52:56 CDT 2001

Just hit ctrl-c when its looking for the NFS server during
bootup, and you'll get a login prompt.  Login as root,
go to /etc/rc.config.d, and edit the "nfsconf" file and turn


On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 01:08:33PM -0500, Ido Dubrawsky wrote:
> Hi All,
>   I've got a friend here at work that has an HP9000/735 with HP-UX 10.20 on it.
> He bought it as a package from an Egghead auction.  A couple of weeks ago he
> had some power problems at his house.  Needless to say after a few bounces, the
> box boots...but now for reasons unknown, looks for an NFS server that he 
> doesn't have.  Of course, this hangs the machine and he can never get it to a
> login prompt.  He's trying to get it to boot into single user mode so that he
> can fix the problem (nope, doesn't have an HP-UX 10.20 CD) but he doesn't know
> how and I haven't messed with HP's in so long, I don't remember how.  If you
> know how, please e-mail me at the e-mail below.
> Thanks,
> Ido
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Bill Bradford
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Austin, TX

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