I was able to load the 2.4.20 kernel back backing off to a i386 specific build rather than the 686 build. Strange, since the laptop has a Pentium 4 processor. Is there any know incompatibility between the 686 build of the kernel and the Pentium 4? -- Darryl L. Pierce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Visit the Infobahn Offramp - <http://bellsouthpwp.net/m/c/mcpierce> "What do you care what other people think, Mr. Feynman?"