OpenSUSE Install :: Disable Cpus... Maxcpus=1 Nosmp Causes Boot To Fail

Nov 9, 2010

I have a OpenSuse Linux system that needs to use only one core of its four core processor. I tried putting this in the menu.lst file.

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: linux###
title openSUSE 10.3
root (hd0,1)

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Am I placing the nosmp and maxcpus options in the proper location?

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