[Bug 31517] hal-device-manager does not load

Wes24 wesleynuyens at home.nl
Mon Mar 20 21:38:42 GMT 2006

Public bug report changed:

Mmm, I upgraded Dapper and still get the error message. Update-notifier
doesn't work either. I get the following error message when trying to
start hal-device-manager:

wesley at wesley:~$ sudo hal-device-manager
<gtk.Menu object (GtkMenu) at 0xb6ac70a4>
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/hal-device-manager", line 20, in ?
  File "/usr/share/hal/device-manager/DeviceManager.py", line 72, in __init__
    lambda *args: self.gdl_changed("DeviceAdded", *args))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/dbus/_dbus.py", line 283, in connect_to _signal
    self._obj.connect_to_signal(signal_name, handler_function, dbus_interface, * *keywords)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 128, in connect_ to_signal
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/dbus/_dbus.py", line 177, in add_signal _receiver
    named_service = bus_object.GetNameOwner(named_service, dbus_interface='org.f reedesktop.DBus')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 79, in __call__
    reply_message = self._connection.send_with_reply_and_block(message, timeout)
  File "dbus_bindings.pyx", line 458, in dbus_bindings.Connection.send_with_repl y_and_block
dbus_bindings.DBusException: Could not get owner of name 'org.freedesktop.Hal': no such name
wesley at wesley:~$

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