I disable Network Manager via
systemctl disable NetworkManager
and reboot. The boot process hangs. Via whatever means, I access the filesystem, create symlinks with
ln -s /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/NetworkManager.service \ /lib/systemd/system/NetworkManager.service
And similarly for dbus-org.freedesktop.nm-dispatcher.service. The boot process still hangs indefinitely after attempting to start the NTP daemon (NetworkManager is seemingly started without errors by that point).
Is there anything else I may need to do? Something other than symlink deletion affected by disabling the service?