> Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 01:38:24 -0400
> From: Joe Marcus Clarke <email@example.com>
> On 10/25/10 4:04 PM, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > This weekend I upgraded dbus from 1.2.24_2 to 1.4.0. The upgrade
> > reported no problems and dbus appears to start up just fine, but hald
> > does not. It exits during initialization with:
> > 11:52:44.493 [I] hald_runner.c:110: runner_server_message_handler: destination=(null) obj_path=/org/freedesktop/DBus/Local interface=org.freedesktop.DBus.Local method=Disconnected
> > 11:52:44.493 [I] hald_runner.c:151: runner process disconnected
> > *** [DIE] hald_runner.c:runner_died():204 : Runner died
> > I have had this happen on at least 10 attempts to start hald, but on ONE
> > occasion, hald started normally, so I suspect a race.
> > I have submitted a PR, ports/151725, which has more detail and I have
> > rolled back to 1.2.24_2.
> > Any other information I can supply to help track this down?
> Works for me. It looks like hal may be crashing. Are you seeing
> anything in dmesg? Are you seeing any core dumps? What happens if you
> run hald from gdb with --daemon=no?
I included the tail of the output of 'hald --daemon=no --verbose=yes'.
Looks like it is simply exiting with an error (exit 1) after reporting
that hal-runner had died. I get:
Run started hald-addon-mouse-sysmouse (0) (0)
! full path is '/usr/local/libexec/hald-addon-mouse-sysmouse', program_dir is '/usr/local/libexec'
15:29:04.198 [I] hald_runner.c:663: running_processes 0x34283dc0, num = 1
15:29:04.198 [I] hald.c:120: Started addon hald-addon-mouse-sysmouse for udi /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/psm_0
dumpcis: CIS code read: Inappropriate ioctl for device
[various device additions elided]
Run started hald-addon-input (0) (0)
! full path is 'hald-addon-input', program_dir is '(null)'
15:29:04.231 [E] hald_runner.c:676: Error running 'hald-addon-input': org.freedesktop.HalRunner.Failed: Start request failed
15:29:04.231 [E] hald_dbus.c:3579: Cannot start singleton addon hald-addon-input for udi /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/atkbd_0
[Lots of probe results that look "normal" elided]
15:29:04.274 [I] hald_runner.c:110: runner_server_message_handler: destination=(null) obj_path=/org/freedesktop/DBus/Local interface=org.freedesktop.DBus.Local method=Disconnected
15:29:04.274 [I] hald_runner.c:151: runner process disconnected
*** [DIE] hald_runner.c:runner_died():204 : Runner died
While I don't see anything else that looks even slightly odd, I can
provide the full output.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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