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Re: [SLE] Is there any real purpose for hald on a server-only system?
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Jul 2006 20:36:37 -0400
  • Message-id: <200607012036.37363.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 01 July 2006 20:21, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> The Saturday 2006-07-01 at 19:17 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
> > > Interesting experiment - I'm getting tempted to do one myself.
> >
> > Which I've just done:
> >
> > I did an "insserv -r haldaemon" which complained about 'network"
> > depending on 'haldaemon'. So I did an "insserv -rf haldaemon" instead
> > and rebooted the box.
> > Not having hald running doesn't seem to make much of difference.
>
> It depends on which version of SuSE you are running; for 10.1 it would be
> much different, I think.
>
> It is not simply hotpluggable things. Try the command "lshal", and you
> will see that it reports on fixed hardisks and partitions, video, chipset,
> ethernet.... everything. And I tried with 9.3, as I say, with 10.1 it is
> far more integrated, or so I have been told.

I turned HAL off on my server which is running 10.1. So far nothing has
changed.

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