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Re: [SLE] Possible to disable HAL, powersaved, dbus on OpenSuse 10?
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 12:51:08 +0100
  • Message-id: <m37jan3efn.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Matthias Keller <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi
> I'm running an older server and actually I'd like to disable all
> services I dont absolutely need....
> I saw that by default HAL, powersaved and dbus are running on my system.
> Is it save to disable them or are these essential system services?

powersaved is save to disable.

> The computer isn't a laptop so i dont know if i really need
> powersaved ?

Do you have frequency scaling?
> HAL and DBUS is something new to me, i dont have them on my Suse9.0
> system -- are they really needed?


> I've already disabled subfs and since the computer is a server i dont
> need any hotplugging, usb or something like that for which I guess HAL
> could be used.....

It also keeps an inventory of hardware, I would leave it on,

Andreas Jaeger, aj@xxxxxxx,
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