[CentOS] HAL Problems

Jim Wildman jim at rossberry.com
Tue Sep 12 13:15:02 UTC 2006

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Christian Bolz wrote:

> Hi,
> since the last few days my system crashs at startup of gdm (on system boot).
> If I choose runlevel 2, the system doesn't crash. I found out, that HAL is
> the problem. After disabling hal (chkconfig haldaemon --off) no crashes
> appear.
> The system freezes completly so I can't look into the logfiles.
> I removed an reinstalled hal already, but nothing changed.
> I tried older kernels releases and nothing changed.
> Any help would be nice!

Details would help.
What hardware?
What kernel version?
What gdm version?
What hal version?

Had you made any changes to the system prior to this starting?

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE       jim at rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.com
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