FreeBSD Port: hal-0.5.11_26

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sat Sep 12 13:01:49 UTC 2009


Nikolay Tychina wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> i updated to hal-0.5.11_26 and now i'm experiencing some problems wth hald.
> Some time after starting it stops working. lshal gives no response, devices
> aren't detected anymore.
> I can't restart hal, stop it or kill:
> lettuce# /usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald forcestop
> Stopping hald.
> Waiting for PIDS: 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240,
> 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240, 1240 et cetera, et cetera, et cetera...
> 
> 
> I hadn't have this problem with earlier versions until i updated hal.
> Help me to solve it, please.
> 

forcestop still only sends TERM, and you need to send a KILL to finish off the
stuck process:

    # kill -9 1240
    # /usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald restart

	Cheers,

	Matthew


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