On 09/05/16 21:09, Slávek Banko wrote: > 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 18.104.22.168 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). > I'm running Debian Jessie, the only package with hal in its name is kpowersave-nohal-trinity. Sorry for the noise if your question was specific to Wheezy/Raring.