HAL problem!

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 20:19:28 GMT 2008

2008/11/11 cherryfinals <cherryfinals at yahoo.com>:
> When I powered back up, HAL is still loaded, but sleeping and neither my CD'DVD drive nor my thumb drive is recognized.
> After that, I shut it down. Got some sleep and figured I'd start fresh this morning. After a clean power up this morning:
> HAL is still not loading.
> One last bit of info:
> AMD 64bit CPU running Kubuntu 8.04 and KDE 3.5.10
> The primary hard drive with the OS is 320Gb
> The secondary (data) drive is 500Gb
> Konqueror shows the primary drive mounted and I can see all the data on the data drive, but if I try to click the icon in Konq, it says 'only available with HAL'.
> Any more ideas or should I break down and do another total rebuild of my primary drive?
> Stan [the deeply frustrated]

I would try purge the hal packages and perhaps udev to and then
install them again. Try  to start hal from a console to see if it
gives any error and check the log and dmesg for errors.

/ Jonas

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