[arch-general] HAL .fdi files stopped working

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Tue Aug 31 17:39:23 EDT 2010

 On 31.08.2010 23:31, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 31.08.2010 23:20, schrieb Ionuț Bîru:
>> On 09/01/2010 12:19 AM, Linus Eklöf wrote:
>>> After an upgrade in the beginning of summer (don't remember what was
>>> updated) my hal fdi files in /etc/hal/fdi/policy stopped working, I
>>> had to
>>> change the keyboard mapping in the xfce settings and haven't been able to
>>> use my joypad since. I can't find anything on it with google and I've
>>> upgraded my system a couple of times since, but it still isn't working.
>>> Anybody who knows what might cause this?
>> because hal is not used by xorg anymore since long time ago.
>> http://www.archlinux.org/news/502/
> I wonder why we write news announcements about these things. People
> don't seem to read them and ask anyway, so why bother writing the news?
Because those that *do* read them don't ask questions like these.

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