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Old 07-16-2007, 08:09 PM   #1
sparckis
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Change boot options


Hello,
Issues with fedora 7 say that I should set my boot options to read
maxcpus=1.
The problem is I have no idea where or how to do this. Any ideas?

Thanks,
~Mark
 
Old 07-16-2007, 08:34 PM   #2
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nano /boot/grub/menu.lst

On the:

kernel

line of the entry, after everything that's already there:

maxcpus=1

Optionally, you can hit 'e' for edit at the grub menu on boot, drop down to the kernel line, hit 'e', and add 'maxcpus=1' to see if it works. This will way of issuing boot parameters will not persist on reboot. So, you need to add it to the /boot/grub/menu.lst file if it does work, or edit the kernel line every boot.

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