Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 139682
gnome-volume-properties will not start, complains that hald is not running when it is
Last modified: 2013-03-13 00:46:55 EDT
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Description of problem:
Trying to run gnome-volume-properties returns the following error:
Volume Management not Supported
The "hald" service is required but not currently running. Enable the
service and rerun this applet, or contact your system administrator.
However the hald is running:
[root@dellnote init.d]# /sbin/service haldaemon status
hald (pid 2654) is running...
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click red hat >> Preferences
2. Click on "Removable Storage"
3. View the error message
Actual Results: Got an error message.
Expected Results: Should have got a pretty box with lots of bells and
What is your setup? Are you running a fresh install? Have you
changed some packages or installed from source?
Fresh install, using a stock Dell Latitude D600 (now that I think of
it, this should have been filed under i686 instead of i386). All the
packages are from the standard repository, nothing compiled from
source except for a few unrelated perl scripts that I use for development.
Ok, can you post the output of lshal?
Created attachment 106891 [details]
lshal output as requested
It looks like you might be having symptoms of Bug #140081. Please run
the prelink command at the bottom of the report and tell me if it
fixes your problem.
Ok, I can run gnome-volume-properties now from the command line.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 140081 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.