RHEV guest will not boot to Single User after migration from Xen

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  • Customer has migrated Xen guests to RHEV. There is a need to boot one of the guests into Single User Mode, however appending "single" on the end of the kernel line results in the system entering runlevel 3.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 guest
  • Guest migrated to RHEV from Xen with v2v prior to virt-v2v 0.8.7-5

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