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Re: Bug#683833: aborts on start (config/hal)

2012/8/4 Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>:
>> I get this critical error when trying to start X server on kfreebsd-i386:
>> [   175.651] (EE) config/hal: couldn't find input device: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.ChildExited (Launch helper exited with unknown return code 1)
>> I've verified that this is caused by the HAL mess, as disabling HAL in
>> debian/rules fixes the problem (however, for some awkward reason then
>> mouse stops working, even though it's been detected).
> It's about time to wake up. I initially raised that issue in Feb 2011,
> and nobody cared. You'll have to do some work here.

Can't you just disable HAL? There's no reason we have to treat HAL
problems as porting issue. All other platforms have already disabled
it and are not suffering from this problem.

Robert Millan

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