[Mageia-discuss] Vicious problem with missing hal in alpha 1

Balcaen John mikala at mageia.org
Sat Nov 26 12:42:47 CET 2011

Le samedi 26 novembre 2011 08:24:57, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati a écrit :
> On Saturday 26 Nov 2011 07:59 my mailbox was graced by a message from
> Juergen
> Harms who wrote:
> > When I try to run urpmi (from a console) for installing update packages,
> > urpmi refuses with the message that the hal daemon is not running.
> > 
> > rpm -q in fact confirms that hal is not installed (I had done a
> > perfectly standard KDE install). Doing "urpmi hal" gives the evident
> > result: it lists 9 packages to be installed (among which is hal) but
> > then fails because the hal daemon is not running.
> > 
> > That puts a stop to any further testing. Is there a work around that
> > allows to install hal while the hal daemon is not running?
> Install the 9 packages with rpm -i ?
Well it would also be useful to get the result of urpmi here, because i don't 
understand how can urpmi hal can failed because « hal » is not running.

Balcaen John
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