9.1-RC3 feels okay :-) - Hald and xorg?

Freddie Cash fjwcash at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 20:05:44 UTC 2012

On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 11:59 AM, Chuck Burns <break19 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually, KDE does -not- need hal. KDE uses the SOLID system for automatic
> mounting/unmounting of removable/non-removable drives.  There are two
> backends for SOLID. Hal, and udisks.  Since FreeBSD does not support udisks,
> then the only viable SOLID backend, at the moment, is the hald one.  The
> kde@ team plans to eventually write a devd SOLID backend, but they are
> extremely busy, so any help in that would be most welcome.. avilla@ can
> probably elaborate on that.. cross-posting my reply to the kde@ ML so they
> can chime in if need be.

There's a devd-based automounter available in the Forums that works with KDE4:


Freddie Cash
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