Lab 3.1: Booting into Non-Graphical Mode Using Grub (CentOS 7)
There doesn't seem to be a way to achieve this via Grub on CentOS 7. I tried the following in Grub:
1. Appending "3"
2. Appending "text"
3. Appending "systemd.unit=multi-user.target"
1 & 2 produced errors stating each was not recognised. 3 continued to boot into grapical mode.
To get into a non-graphical environment I had to change the default target via `systemctl` before restarting, like this:
systemctl set-default multi-user.target
This allowed me to boot into non-graphical/ runlevel 3 mode and to complete the exercise by restarting the graphical environment with:
sudo telinit 5
However this doesn't seem to meet the requirement of "Booting into non-graphical mode using GRUB". Has anyone using CentOS 7 been able to do this?