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Re: [trinity-users] KPowersave stopped working

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2016 09:24:57 +0100
On Wednesday 11 May 2016 00:08:18 Philip Ashmore wrote:
> 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 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).
>
> I'm running Debian Jessie, the only package with hal in its name is
> kpowersave-nohal-trinity.

Having HAL installed on Jessie borders on impossible!!

Lisi