Timing issue (race) with kdm and hal during boot?

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Wed Aug 12 10:07:28 UTC 2009

[Michael Biebl]
> kdm should at least depend on dbus and hal, I'd say.

It is already depending on these.

> It shouldn't matter though when hal comes up exactly, as Xorg will
> retry as soon as hal is available.  This means, it might happen,
> that you don't have a not working mouse or keyboard for a few
> seconds, but they should become functional as soon as hal is there.

Right.  Perhaps I was not patient enough.  I tested just as the login
box showed up.  It happened several times yesterday, but now I am
unable to reproduce it.

> Btw, you might check Xorg.0.log, regarding any hal/dbus related problems.

I'll remember this, if I manage to reproduce it again.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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