Bootup freezes at "Starting up..."

Michael Peek peek at
Wed Apr 8 15:12:14 UTC 2009

Flynn, Steve (L & P - IT) wrote:
> Have you tried booting by forcing the kernel to just use one of the
> processors on the problem machine - this may assist in narrowing down
> the real issue. It's been a long time but "NOSMP" rings a bell.

Yes!  That did it, it now boots.

...But what does that mean?  Is there a way to get my other CPU back 
online and still use this kernel?


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