[CentOS] Could CentOS 5.5 on newer hardware make it freeze or shutdown?

Sat Jan 22 23:14:30 UTC 2011
compdoc <compdoc at hotrodpc.com>

>I have built a new PC on which I've installed CentOS 5.5 64-bit (with
>updates) which after some hours of running suddenly either hard freeze
>or instant power off.

Can you check a setting in the bios - see if there's an option named: PCI
Latency Timer