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Re: Fedora 10 - Boot Analysis



Les Mikesell wrote:
> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>>
>>>> package * is not installed
>>> Where do you receive your notifications that your disk space is nearly
>>> full, or that smartctl thinks a drive is dangerously near death?
>>
>> Guess where those notifications go?  In /var/spool/mail/root.  Guess
>> who pops
>> up a notification on my non-root desktop to notify me that my harddisk is
>> dying?  Nobody.
> 
> Ahh, so you've finally identified a problem that needs to be solved.
> Unless you think the distribution should cater only to people who don't
> care if their computers work or not?

A problem needing fix was identified at the beginning of the thread.  Except
that you insist on keeping the broken status quo.

Things like hardware notifications can much easier be done using HAL and D-BUS
than using local mail.

behdad


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