Yes that's right. If all you had is a Windows computer that is.johnsnails wrote: "Otherwise, you could always modify the boot partition's cmdline.txt file, and add init=/bin/bash at the end to start straight into a shell."
Wasn't sure how, although I assume you meant by mounting the sd card onto a computer and editing the file.
I believe all the squeeze and wheezy images had a getty on tty1, unless you changed something significant.timothy3592 wrote:Actually I've noticed that either the wheezy or the sqeeze image actually ran the x server on tty1. CTRL-ALT-F1 is the gui and CTRL-ALT-F2 is the next available terminal. This is a little counter intuitive even for linux users .