HAL gone in Saucy, now what?

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 15 09:44:07 UTC 2013


Am Dienstag, den 15.10.2013, 01:48 -0400 schrieb Ric Moore:
> What makes links like /dev/sr0 to such things as /dev/dvd now? HAL used 
> to and since I did the upgrade, I still have all those HAL rules. 
> /dev/cdrom is created as a symlink to /dev/sr0, but not /dev/cdrw 
> dev/dvd nor /dev/dvdrw
> Is all the HAL stuff to be erased? Inquiring minds would like to know 
> and I'm scared! And, what takes it's place? :) Ric

it was already erased 3 years ago in ubuntu (only a few universe
packages were using it since) ... 

since you didnt notice it until this thread, why bother now ;)
(and as Tom said (and me too in another thread) udev has been replacing
hal back then)

ciao
	oli
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