[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#462953: Bug#462953: Bug#462953: hal: Continues to poll DVD devices after setting media_check_enabled to false
biebl at debian.org
Wed Mar 5 04:29:04 UTC 2008
Frans Pop wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> On Wednesday 05 March 2008, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> Run hal-disable-polling --device /dev/scd0
>> The hald-addon-storage process should then be stopped automatically, and
>> you should have a correct fdi file in /etch/hal/fdi/information.
> Yes, I know that that works (I discovered that fairly shortly after sending
> the BR). But it still seems to me to be a bug that the method I used does
> not work.
> The problem seems to be that when the polling is disabled
> in /etc/hal/information/.. it does work, but when it is disabled
> in /etc/hal/policy/.. it does not.
> And when I checked the hal documentation I found absolutely no indication of
> why that should be so.
> And even if using policy is wrong, hal should not behave so inconsistent as
> shown in my example: stubbornly insisting that polling is disabled when it
Sjoerd, when are the information and policy merged? Could it be, that
thas happens after hald-addon-storage was forked?
This would explain, that lshal lists
storage.media_check_enabled=FALSE, but hald_addon_storage is running for
Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?
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