[CentOS] HAL Daemon failure on boot up
raroth7 at comcast.net
Mon Dec 22 02:31:20 UTC 2008
Lanny Marcus wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 1:00 AM, Dick Roth <raroth7 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I've been having a problem for a while: when booting, >haldaemon will > fail, leaving me without CD/DVD and >floppy drives available.
>> Has anyone else had this kind of problem? If so, can >anyone suggest a > solution?
> Your problem may not be with HAL. I have had similar, intermittent
> problems, recently, with various symptoms, including that K3b could
> not find my CD-RW drive or media in it. I just finished writing to
> CD-R media with K3b with that CD-RW drive. In the case of my Desktop,
> I now know that the motherboard is damaged. Since you wrote that you
> have a problem with more than one piece of HW, I hope in your case it
> isn't the motherboard. You can run Diagnostics on the HW, which I did
> last Sunday, with the Dell Diagnostics for this box, but my HW got a
> clean bill of health, since it is intermittent. GL!
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Thanks for the suggestions, Lanny. I opened my box and reseated my IDE
connectors...just in case. Then I rebooted twice and came up roses each
time. Let's hope this is a trend.
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