other hal uses

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Mon Sep 15 23:33:21 EEST 2003

On Monday 15 September 2003 07:37, Jeroen Zwartepoorte wrote:
> What about putting this kind of functionality into the HAL project?
> Can't we have a hal_networkd daemon which monitors there kinds of things
> and then reports them to hald etc? On the desktop we could display a
> notification icon with a balloon to indicate that the network is up (or
> allow the user to select a network profile).

   One of the big hurdles is that link detection on Linux is mostly 
non-existent or broken.  There was a talk about this at OLS this year.

George Staikos
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