Re: boot error
On Sat, 25 Aug 2007 10:23:54 +0200
Florian Kulzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 20:46:22 -0400, Frank McCormick wrote:
> > On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 15:07:49 +0200 Florian Kulzer wrote:
> > > n Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 21:25:29 -0400, Frank McCormick wrote:
> > > > For the past few weeks I've been seeing an error message fly by
> > > > (doesn't seem to affect anything) and I curious what's going on.
> > > >
> > > > the message is:
> > > >
> > > > dbus unknown username "haldemon" in message bus configuration file.
> > >
> > > It should be "haldaemon". (I assume this is just a typo since you
> > > probably could not copy/paste the message directly.) The relevant
> > > configuration file is /etc/dbus-1/system.d/hal.conf:
> > >
> > > $ grep -A2 haldaemon /etc/dbus-1/system.d/hal.conf
> > > <!-- Only root or user haldaemon can own the HAL service -->
> > > <policy user="haldaemon">
> > > <allow own="org.freedesktop.Hal"/>
> > > </policy>
> > I have no hal.conf in that directory ??
> > > The post-installation script of the hal
> > > package is supposed to create the haldaemon user and group if they do
> > > not exist. You can check if the user exists:
> > >
> > > $ grep hal /etc/passwd
> > and no hal or haldaemon user???
> Then maybe you are not using the "hal" package at all. What is the
> output of "dpkg -l hal\*"?
dpkg -l hal\*
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Description
pn hal <none> (no description available)
pn hal-device-manager <none> (no description available)
pn hal-doc <none> (no description available)
pn hal-info <none> (no description available)
pn halibut <none> (no description available)
Not there. What else could cause the problem ??
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