<div class="gmail_quote">On Feb 18, 2008 1:52 PM, Jared Schlicht <<a href="mailto:email@example.com" target="_blank">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:<br>
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<div>On Monday February 18 2008 11:08:42 am Jonathan Jesse wrote:<br>> Over the week I did a Gusty -> Hardy upgrade on one of my boxes at home and<br>> am running into some problems. Upon logging in, I receive a notification<br>
> that i am "Unable to contact HAL." I am not getting a network adress and<br>> when I go to any of the system tools, I'm told that I am not allowed to run<br>> the application.<br>><br>> What files or info do I need to provide to solve the current state my<br>
> computer is in? Any help would be greatly apprecaited.<br><br></div></div>Without knowing more details, it could be the same issue I had with Gutsy.<br>After each install, I've had to run the following command to make HAL work:<br>
<br>sudo /usr/lib/hal/hald-generate-fdi-cache<br><br>It won't make your system any worse off than it is now. It can take a little<br>while, even on newer hardware, so be patient.<br><br>-Jared Schlicht<br><font color="#888888"><br>
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</font></blockquote></div><br>after running hald-generate-fid-cache should i get some prompt or return? i type the command in and nothing on the system changes. upon loggin in i still receive an error "faled to initailize HAL"