Originally Posted by blueworm
to the kernel line in your grub.conf, this will disable acpi which could be causing your problems. Bare in mind with acpi off your PC will not shut down properly and cpufreq will not work but mine does not anyway due to buggy asus BIOS.
Strange 2.6.16 works fine. I had tought of that, but still hadn't tested it. I will test that. Maybe it's because of changes to ACPI in the kernel right?