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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 11:26:01 -0400
  • Message-id: <200607011126.01750.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 01 July 2006 09:14, Per Jessen wrote:
> Anders Norrbring wrote:
> > Per Jessen skrev:
> >> I've quickly had a look at what hal is all about, and it seems to me
> >> that it's primarily for making things easier for users on a desktop,
> >> whereas it makes little or no sense on a server system? Have I
> >> overlooked anything?
> >
> > I use it for mounting iSCSI volumes at boot on my servers.. Since the
> > volume doesn't show up until network is up, and the initiator is
> > started, HAL does this work and mounts by volume uuid as soon as it
> > shows up.
> Interesting application. I guess my question should have been more - is
> there anything in a vanilla SUSE server installation that _requires_
> hald?
> /Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

I've been thinking the same thing and just turned it off on my server. Will
let you know if anything untowards hap....... pens

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