On Thursday, 2009-08-20, David Baron wrote: > KDE 4.3 comes up with pulseaudio whether I want it or not. If I were to use > it, I need to start it with options other than the default used, I > sincerely believe. Which package did you install that depends on Pulseaudio? Can't you just remove it if you have mixing capabilities elsewhere (driver, hardware, etc)? > Problem is that, as I have stated, an instance of hald and dbus, owned by > haldaemon and messageboxd.., are started with it. These bog down the > system. Plasma-desktop will be taking > 30%, the daemns 10-20%, this idle. I think the system bus D-Bus and HAL are started through the init scripts. After all they are system daemons, not user session ones. > WIthout these daemons, pulseaudio will not start and there may be > difficulties restarting kde as well. I think this needs to be brought under > control, huh? Certain features will not work if they require interaction with system components (powermanagement settings, network settings, etc), but there should be not problem starting KDE. Cheers, Kevin
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