I followed the below instructions. Putting the init at the end of the sole line in cmdline.
boot=UUID=2311-4211 disk=UUID=69a6af94-e21a-450d-bf5e-fcc08d992566 init=/bin/sh
I return sd card to pi and it boots up like normal. What am I doing wrong?
Power down and pull the SD card out from your Pi and put it into your computer.
Open the file
init=/bin/shto the end. This will cause the machine to boot to single-user mode.
Put the SD card back in the Pi and boot.
When the prompt comes up, type
suto log in as root (no password needed).
passwd piand then follow the prompts to enter a new password.
Shut the machine down, then pull the card again and put the
cmdline.txtfile back the way it was by removing the