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Re: [trinity-users] KPowersave stopped working

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2016 22:09:37 +0200
On Monday 09 of May 2016 00:55:47 Philip Ashmore wrote:
> On 08/05/16 09:50, Slávek Banko wrote:
> > On Tuesday 19 of April 2016 11:36:17 Jan Stolarek wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I have TDE 3.5.13.2 installed on Debian 7.10. Some time ago (probably
> >> after one of security updates) my KPowerSave stopped working - it does
> >> not allow me to set power scheme nor does it recognize whether the
> >> laptop is running on battery or A/C. These features still work in other
> >> programs (eg. htop recognizes whether I am running on battery or A/C, I
> >> can use cpufreq-set to set CPU speed) so this is not a system-wide
> >> breakage. Does anyone have any ideas what might be wrong?
> >>
> >> Janek
> >
> > HAL does not have its own init script, because it automatically triggered
> > by the dbus - see
> > /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.Hal.service
>
> /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.Hal.service: No such
> file or directory
>
> > However, it seems that I've discovered a problem due to what HAL startup
> > fails. Try creating the following symlinks (needs to run as root):
> >
> > ln -s -t /etc/hal/fdi /usr/share/hal/fdi/information
> > /usr/share/hal/fdi/preprobe
>
> I have no directory
>     /etc/hal/fdi
> on my machine.
>
> > ...and then try to activate HAL by using the following command (as user):
> >
> > dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest=org.freedesktop.DBus
> > /org/freedesktop/ DBus org.freedesktop.DBus.StartServiceByName
> > string:org.freedesktop.Hal uint32:0
>
> I didn't create the links but here's what I got:
>
> $ dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest=org.freedesktop.DBus
> /org/freedesktop/DBus org.freedesktop.DBus.StartServiceByName
> string:org.freedesktop.Hal uint32:0
> Error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name
> org.freedesktop.Hal was not provided by any .service files
>
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Philip Ashmore
>

Do you have HAL installed? What a distribution and version? I tested HAL on 
Debian 7 (Wheezy) and now I verified HAL files on Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring).

-- 
Slávek