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"Akemi Yagi" 12-11-2007 03:58 PM

How to disable hal's polling of CD-ROM drive in CentOS 5.1?
 
On Dec 11, 2007 7:29 AM, Steve Snyder <swsnyder@insightbb.com> wrote:
> Given that I hardly ever use the CD-ROM drive, it makes no sense to have
> hal constantly polling it for new media.
>
> How can I disable this polling in CentOS 5.1?

Stop haldaemon:

service haldaemon stop
chkconfig haldaemon off
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Steve Snyder 12-11-2007 04:08 PM

How to disable hal's polling of CD-ROM drive in CentOS 5.1?
 
On Tuesday 11 December 2007 11:58:38 am Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Dec 11, 2007 7:29 AM, Steve Snyder <swsnyder@insightbb.com> wrote:
> > Given that I hardly ever use the CD-ROM drive, it makes no sense to
> > have hal constantly polling it for new media.
> >
> > How can I disable this polling in CentOS 5.1?
>
> Stop haldaemon:
>
> service haldaemon stop
> chkconfig haldaemon off

What other services will I lose if I disable hal altogether?
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