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SubjectRe: Kernel freezing....
> installed two times Red Hat in this notebook during this week, and no
> freeze was suffered during the whole installation process, which is a
> process that as you know requires almost an hour to complete.
> I´m just asking why the kernel doesn´t freeze during the installation
> process (which it is supposed to run Linux I suspect :) ) and just
> after booting and typing some commands in init 1 mode, it freezes;
> quite strange.

At least one possible cause is that the runtime kernels will use APM power
management and other facilities that the install kernel intentionally avoids
because a tiny number of boxes have it broken.

You can boot with extra boot options (apm=off I believe it is) to disable
APM use.
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