On 4/18/06, Filippos Klironomos <[email protected]> wrote: > > This is greatly unlikely, it's a brand new Dell XPS not even a year old. It > seems that it's a hardware issue (SATA disks) but the fact that it appeared > only when FC5 was installed on it points somewhere else. On the FC4 side the > lockups appeared only when newer kernels were installed. Back in December > the machine was running for 3 months uninterrupted doing heavy calculations > with absolutely no problem. > > I'll turn off APIC and see, but this cannot be a permanent solution since > the machine is dual core... > I am not trying to take away blame from Fedora, just suggesting possible alternate problems which could be easier resolved - have you taken a look at your BIOS? Maybe there is an option there which FC4 dealth with better or ignored. A computer that new should have a pretty advanced BIOS setup. -- As a boy I jumped through Windows, as a man I play with Penguins.