How to disable HAL device polling in RHEL 5 ?

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  • How to disable hald polling in RHEL5 ?
  • What are the potential implications of disabling it ?
  • Why I am not able to disable hald polling by running the following command:

    #  hal-disable-polling --device /dev/hda 
     -bash: hal-disable-polling: command not found


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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