Fedora Core 5 freezes on Dell Dimension E510

Jerry Feldman gaf at blu.org
Mon Aug 14 10:37:36 EDT 2006

On Monday 14 August 2006 10:30 am, Matt Shields wrote:
> I haven't gotten as far as trying to drop to init3 yet, but that was on
> my list.  I've done a couple reinstalls with both the x86 and x86_64
> discs.
> Tonight I'll try patching system (specifically kernel) and installing
> new ATI driver and let you all know tomorrow.
I think you should be able to disable hyperthreading in the BIOS. I would 
avoid patching the kernel. 
In any case, if you disable hyperthreading and specifically use the 
single-processor kernel then see what happens. Then use the SMP kernel 
(still with hyperthreading disabled) and see what happens. Then, install 
the ATI driver if you can keep the system up that long. 

Additionally, have you tried one of the stand-alone distros, such as 
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