[techtalk] CPUID serial number - kernel panic

Christina Zeeh christina at tuxtina.de
Sat Aug 4 22:18:13 EST 2001

Hi Stephanie!

> Does anyone know if there is a boot argument to have it not try and
> disable
> the CPU Serial Number?

Just type 

linux x86serialnr=1 

at the LILO: prompt. 

To make this change permanent you can edit your /etc/lilo.conf 
and add an 


to your linux section. Don't forget to run lilo after that to write the 
changes to disk.

Hope this helps.


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