"hald" just won't die
On 05/30/2011 05:16 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
> On 05/31/2011 08:05 AM, john wendel wrote:
>> I just did an F15 LXDE install on an old laptop (incidently, best
>> install I've ever done, bravo LXDE quys).
>> Now I see 9 processes with "hald" in their name, and 3 processes named
>> "udevd" running. I thought hal was supposed to be gone. I also see
>> udisk-daemon and hald-addon-storage both polling /dev/sr0.
>> This is a really low-end laptop, can I get rid of any of the hal stuff?
> I have 3 systems running F15, none of them with LXDE, and none of them
> have the "hal" package installed. If I were in your shoes I would first
> do "yum erase hal" and see what/if it offers to remove other packages as
> depending on hal.
Good suggestion. I tried it, and it looks like LXDE is still built using
HAL; yum wanted to erase lxde-common and pcmanfm. Oh well, I've been
meaning to try fluxbox, now I have a good excuse.
Thanks for the help.
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