Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 07-16-2007, 08:09 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jun 2005
Posts: 24

Rep: Reputation: 15
Change boot options

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

Old 07-16-2007, 08:34 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: USA and Italy
Distribution: Debian jessie/sid; OpenSuSE; Fedora
Posts: 1,593

Rep: Reputation: 189Reputation: 189
nano /boot/grub/menu.lst

On the:


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


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.

Last edited by AwesomeMachine; 07-16-2007 at 08:37 PM.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Knoppix installed, need to change boot options wallsgrove Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 02-11-2007 05:52 AM
Howto change boot-up options to launch KDE or gnome? flipwils11 Linux - Software 3 01-13-2005 11:42 AM
Change Boot Options on MY bOx tiredoflogins Linux - Newbie 4 10-18-2004 04:58 AM
change of network options changes X spedsta Linux - Networking 2 06-17-2004 05:27 AM
how to change mount options for boot partition? jimveta Linux - General 2 10-08-2003 02:53 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:09 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration