[kde-freebsd] problem hal - k3b ?

Ganbold ganbold at micom.mng.net
Fri Apr 20 02:14:07 UTC 2007

Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> 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.

My problem is the same as Beni's. Splash screen appears and hangs.
I have to press power button to turn off and on my laptop.
Didn't try ctrl+alt+del though.


> 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 
> ata(4).
> Ref: http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2007-April/070753.html
>      http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-stable/2007-April/034486.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.
> Cheers,

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