Bug 1374064

Summary: Booting Your Computer in Rescue Mode
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Documentation Reporter: Chris Murphy <bugzilla>
Component: install-guideAssignee: Jaromir Hradilek <jhradile>
Status: NEW --- QA Contact: Fedora Docs QA <docs-qa>
Severity: unspecified Docs Contact:
Priority: unspecified    
Version: develCC: pbokoc, zach
Target Milestone: ---   
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: Unspecified   
OS: Unspecified   
Fixed In Version: Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of: Environment:
Last Closed: Type: Bug
Regression: --- Mount Type: ---
Documentation: --- CRM:
Verified Versions: Category: ---
oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: --- Target Upstream Version:
Description Flags
screenshot none

Description Chris Murphy 2016-09-07 20:39:16 UTC
Created attachment 1198832 [details]

Description of problem:

This section doesn't apply to live media, as it's a graphical boot and the Anaconda rescue mode is text based so it won't work in graphical boot. Therefore inst.rescue doesn't apply, and also there is no "Rescue a Fedora System" option on lives.

What they can do is include a boot parameter:

The problem with using rescue.target or emergency.target is Fedora lives don't set a root user password, and systemd requires a root password to use those targets.