Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 19161
Hardware Power Mgmt Feature hangs RedHat v7.0
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
HP Vectra XU (Pent III 350)
Matrox video card
CDROM upgrade from v6.1 to v7.0 Redhat
After upgrading, the system runs fine for several minutes then the screen
goes blank and stops responding to any key or mouse activity. No remote
login is accepted and the machine must be "hard reset" causing file
The Power management features of the HP Vectra are causing the system to
hang. This problem didn't exist in previous RedHat releases.
Press F2 during boot up to access the bios settings. Choose "POWER" from
the top menu and disable all power management features. Save the settings
and the problem will go away.
Does the kernel boot parameter (added at the lilo boot prompt) apm=off help?
LILO: linux apm=off
(Sorry, doug. Just hadda ask :)