Package Details: hpfall-git r5.be24a8b-2

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Package Base: hpfall-git
Description: Disk protection for HP machines.
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Licenses: GPL2
Submitter: ewaller
Maintainer: ewaller
Last Packager: ewaller
Votes: 6
Popularity: 0.400352
First Submitted: 2015-08-28 19:26
Last Updated: 2018-07-20 23:28

Latest Comments

leonardof commented on 2017-12-30 02:58

@ewaller, dmesg says: "Configuration file /usr/lib/systemd/system/hpfall.service is marked executable. Please remove executable permission bits. Proceeding anyway." Indeed, this is the only executable service file in the directory. You might want to change the second "install -Dm755" to "install -Dm644".

leonardof commented on 2017-12-30 02:54

@vlamnire0, I solved that adding hp_accel to MODULES in /etc/mkinitcpio.conf, running mkinitcpio again (I'm lazy so I just reinstall the kernel) and rebooting.

ewaller commented on 2017-12-13 15:54

I have been out of the county for a few days. I will look at this in the next couple days after I get caught up at $DAYJOB

vlamnire0 commented on 2017-12-11 15:15

Sometimes this service fails on startup.

hpfall.service - HP laptop freefall disk protection daemon Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/hpfall.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled) Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Mon 2017-12-11 09:03:25 CST; 11min ago Process: 397 ExecStart=/usr/bin/hpfall (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)

Dec 11 09:03:24 laptop systemd[1]: Starting HP laptop freefall disk protection daemon... Dec 11 09:03:24 laptop hpfall[397]: /dev/freefall: No such file or directory Dec 11 09:03:25 laptop systemd[1]: hpfall.service: Control process exited, code=exited status=1 Dec 11 09:03:25 laptop systemd[1]: hpfall.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'. Dec 11 09:03:25 laptop systemd[1]: Failed to start HP laptop freefall disk protection daemon.

After log in, I can run ls /dev/ | grep freefall and the device does exist and I can restart the service just fine. Is there something that can be added to the service file to wait until this device is available? Maybe something like this: