HAL <-> Xorg troubles

michael lang kingoipo at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 03:10:54 PDT 2009


2009/4/4 Simon Geard <delgarde at ihug.co.nz>

> On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 19:48 -0500, William Immendorf wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 6:12 PM, michael lang <kingoipo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > My apologies for double mailing, but I have to correct myself, I used
> the
> > > patch on
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/hal/2008-August/012179.html
> > > and got a whole lot more info, but the error in the end is still the
> same,
> > > hald cannot get dbus to convince that it is privileged to own the
> service
> > > org.freedesktop.Hal(even though haldaemon and root are allowed to own
> it
> > > according to /etc/dbus-1/system.d/hal.conf) (note, the
> --retain-privileges
> > > option doesn't change this either)
>
> > Best solution: Try 0.5.12rc1. Yes, this is a rc1 version, but at least
> > it works for me.
>
> I'd second that, since my understanding is that that's what the
> distributions are using. I've hassled the hal guys once or twice about
> getting a release out, but nothing seems to have happened.
>
> Simon.
>
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Ah, I'll try that the next release the next time I build LFS, but now that I
have rebooted, the issue seems to be gone. Thanks guys.

 Michael de Lang
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