What does the following error mean and how can I fix the problem? THis is on Fedora 9:

Time:         Wed Sep 30 10:07:18 2009 -0400
Account:      haldaemon
Resource:     Process Time 
Exceeded:     461956 > 1800 (seconds)
Executable:   /usr/libexec/hald-addon-keyboard
Command Line: hald-addon-keyboard: listening on /dev/input/event1
PID:          3112
Killed:       No


  • What is this output from? – wzzrd Sep 30 '09 at 15:42

This looks like the report from some process monitor. It was triggered because the length of time exceeded the threshold: 461956 > 1800.

HAL is the Hardware Abstraction Layer. I believe the hald-addon-keyboard means that this is the process listening to the keyboard for key presses.

I don't think this is a problem, this is some sort of exemption you need to add into your monitoring software, since it is a legit process to be running in the background.

  • Thanks - how can I find out what the monitoring software is that's being used? – GeoffreyF67 Sep 30 '09 at 16:21
  • How are you receiving this error? – Dave Drager Sep 30 '09 at 17:40
  • It's coming to me in an email. – GeoffreyF67 Sep 30 '09 at 17:41

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