[CentOS] Edit to change startup from SMP to not so SMP

Thu Apr 17 18:15:59 UTC 2008
Tom Brown <tom at ng23.net>

> I have an issue on a server that stops to ask SMP or not so SMP on 
> bootup.  Its a pain as its a remote unit, and if I update (or the 
> power goes out for 3 hours) the server will not restart....
> I remember back in the day editing a start up file to tell it what 
> kernel to start...   Is that the file I am looking for to tell it to 
> autostart smp??? 
> Anyone have a 101 on how to do this?

what OS ?

either /etc/grub.conf or /etc/lilo.conf

probably the former unless old