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Re: [SLE] Is there any real purpose for hald on a server-only system?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 01 Jul 2006 15:14:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <e85sfs$iig$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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


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