Aaron Konstam: >> I have had two problems from the first with FC6 on admittedly old Dell >> (circa 2000) hardware. Ric Moore: > IRQ conflicts has to be it. I just installed FC5 to an older PIII and > my ethernet card isn't found, although it worked fine with FC4 Can also be ACPI (seems to be full of bugs - ACPI, and its implementation, no idea about how good Linux software is to make use of it). I've been going through this crap the last couple of days, trying out different versions of Fedora on the same hardware, each requiring different ACPI BIOS settings before it'd boot, find different bits of hardware, etc. -- (Currently testing FC5, but still running FC4, if that's important.) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.