Description of problem:
Not possible to boot to emergency.target
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reboot into GRUB menu
2. Press 'e' to edit
3. In the linux line, add "systemd.unit=emergency.target"
systemd is booted from the root filesystem. It logs that the journal service is stopped (this is it noticing the death of journald from the initrd). It logs that initrd-switch-root has finished. Then, it just repeatedly logs the message that it is looping too fast, and it is throttling execution.
It does not start an emergency shell, prompt for the root password, or show any response to normal keypresses.
An emergency shell
This only happens when booting with selinux in enforcing mode. When booting in permissive mode, I get the expected results.
Same for me.
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Appears to be fixed. At least, I was not able to reproduce it in Fedora 30. Hooray :-).
Thanks for update. Closing this ticket.