HAL on FreeBSD 5.5
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Tue Dec 19 11:19:38 PST 2006
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Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Tuesday, 19. December 2006 19:50, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>> Michael Nottebrock wrote:
>>> On Tuesday, 19. December 2006 18:06, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 2006-12-19 at 10:26 +0100, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
>>>>> Are there known problems with HAL on FreeBSD 5.5-Release? On my box, it
>>>>> fails to detect volumes on cds and dvds, but I'm told by people with
>>>>> FreeBSD 6 boxes that volumes do automagically appear for them after
>>>>> they insert a disc.
>>>> There are no known problems on 5.5 primarily because it has only been
>>>> build-tested (at least by me). I know there were some important API
>>>> differences in 5.5 that required hacks. What does lshal report?
>>> This is with acd1 empty and acd0 loaded with an iso9660 cdrom.
>> Does anything change if hald is started after the media is inserted into
>> the drive?
> No. I also tried rebooting with the disc still in the drive, but all that
> changes in the lshal output are minor device numbers and the detected CPU
More errors may fall out if you run hald manually:
/usr/local/sbin/hald --daemon=no --verbose=yes
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