Hal question

Justin Conover justin-conover at kc.rr.com
Sun Sep 19 15:37:35 BST 2004


On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 09:32 -0500, Justin Conover wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 13:00 +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > Hi Michiel!
> > 
> > On 2004-09-19 12:48 +0200, Michiel Sikkes wrote:
> > > A tiny little hal question here. Why is hal started with the '--drop-
> > > privileges' argument. This way people can't make use of the automatic
> > > fstab update script and other things like creating mountpoints.
> > 
> > Right. Since there is no question here, some explanation:
> > 
> > A big and complex piece of software like hal should not run as root,
> > so I modified the package to run as a normal user with some extra
> > capabilities. Also, we do not want to allow hal to mess up
> > configuration files, so we introduced a policy wrapper around "mount"
> > called pmount, which provides similar functionality.
> > 
> > Warty should handle USB and FireWire devices well, please report any
> > failures!
> 
> As far as I can tell, Warty didn't pickup my Ipod or external usb hd.
> Should I do this by hand or is there something you would like to look
> at?

Plugged my ipod in and tailed messages.


 tail -f /var/log/messages


Sep 19 09:33:58 localhost hal.hotplug[22375]: waiting for ieee1394_node
info at /class/ieee1394_node/000a27000266b735
Sep 19 09:33:58 localhost hal.hotplug[22375]: Dont know how to wait for
ieee1394_node at /class/ieee1394_node/000a27000266b735; sleeping 1000 ms
Sep 19 09:33:58 localhost hal.hotplug[22378]: waiting for ieee1394 info
at /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:02:02.0/fw-
host0/000a27000266b735
Sep 19 09:33:58 localhost hal.hotplug[22378]: Dont know how to wait for
ieee1394 at /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:02:02.0/fw-
host0/000a27000266b735; sleeping 1000 ms

 $ dmesg |grep -i ieee1394
ieee1394: Initialized config rom entry `ip1394'
ieee1394: Host added: ID:BUS[0-00:1023]  GUID[00508b088003e659]
ieee1394: Node added: ID:BUS[0-01:1023]  GUID[000a27000266b735]
ieee1394: The root node is not cycle master capable; selecting a new
root node and resetting...
ieee1394: Node changed: 0-01:1023 -> 0-00:1023
ieee1394: Node changed: 0-00:1023 -> 0-01:1023

$ dmesg |grep -i sbp2
sbp2: $Rev: 1219 $ Ben Collins <bcollins at debian.org>

rescan script for ipods

sh rescan-scsi-bus.sh
No SCSI host adapters found in sysfs




> 
> 
> > 
> > Thanks and have a nice Sunday!
> > 
> > Martin
> > 
> 
> 





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