[kde-freebsd] problem hal - k3b ?

Michael Nottebrock lofi at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 19 20:27:49 UTC 2007

On Wednesday, 18. April 2007, Beni wrote:
> Hi List,
> I think I have a problem with hal(d) and k3b (version 1.0 from ports) : my
> whole system freezes when starting up k3b. I get the splash screen and then
> it all stops and a ctrl-alt-del is the only way out.

Other people have reported kernel panics. It looks to me like k3b's device 
probing and hald's device probing at the same time manages to tickle a bug in 

Ref: http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2007-April/070753.html

I'm afraid a true kernel hacker will have to inconvenince themselves with 
running k3b and hal in order to have this one fixed. FWIW, I haven't seen in 
happening on 5.5.

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