device issues with 'hald'

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Thu Nov 19 21:42:29 GMT 2009

On Thursday, 2009-11-19, spir wrote:

> Fortunately now we have wiktionary, for even my dictionary didn't know
>  "fluke" ;-) Now, when I start it as user "spir", is it supposed to do the
>  job as well for other progs that need it (eg device notifier), or will it
>  be useful only when started as system service (under fake user
>  "haldaemon")? Note that yesterday I started it as well, and it didn't
>  solve the issue. If needed, how can I run it as system service?

It is started through a run level script like any other system service (or 
whatever startup system you distribution happens to use).

Check with your distributor for troubleshooting part of their setup 


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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