Hald not starting - hald_runner.c:runner_died():200 : Runner died
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Thu Feb 7 13:00:23 PST 2008
Joshua Gordon Crawford wrote:
> Hi all. I'm using Slackware 12.0, which has hal 0.5.9.1 and hal-info 20070618.
> I've recently upgraded GNOME using Gnome.SlackBuild, and since then,
> haven't been able to start hald. GSB didn't install new hal or
> hal-info packages - I still have the ones from Slackware 12.0 - and
> there's been no reports on the GSB maling list of other people having
> this problem. A log (from hald --daemon=no --verbose=yes) is attached.
> I dont know much about hal or how it works (all this automatic stuff
> is anathema to me - I prefer to mount things manually - but I'm not
> the only user of this machine). Searching the web for errors from my
> log, I mostly see forum posts from Ubuntu users who solved their
> problem by either reinstalling hal or ensuring it runs after DBus.
> I've re-installed, to no avail. I also tried upgrading to 0.5.10 from
> Slackware-current, and that didn't fix it either, so I went back to
> the original version. DBus is running, but I don't know much about
> that either, so I don't know how to tell if it's working properly.
> Please let me know how I can fix my hal installation, as my girlfriend
> updates files on her mp3 player several times a day, and I'm not
> always here to mount it for her.
Have you upgraded or replaced your dbus package with something
from some unofficial source?
Please reply to me directly (don't send to the HAL list), as
I think this is a misconfiguration, and solving it will be
Slackware-specific, so there's no need to bore the list.
I will, however, post a summary once it's resolved (or if I'm
wrong, we'll bring it back to the list :))
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