> 1) Why on earth the system CPU usage is so high? Check if init is the process consuming this time. If this is the case, it means some of the devices in /dev are hossed (can't remember off hand which one ;-) Miguel. -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to email@example.com . Trouble? e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .