[lug] error beeps :\

Jason Davis mohadib at openactive.org
Tue Jun 27 18:29:20 MDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 18:19 -0600, Ken MacFerrin wrote:
> Daniel Webb wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 05:13:28PM -0600, Jason Davis wrote:
> > 
> >> At this point I would consider it. Ubuntu dapper has caused a lot
> >> of problems for me. Between Bluefish being broken to Metacity being
> >> busted .... I was considering a mac :x The beep would have been the show
> >> stopper. Nothing worse than a rouge beep at 3am!1 (loud as heck)
> > 
> > I don't have a link handy, but I know there are entire web pages devoted to
> > those who hate the beep who have catalogued all the ways to stop it.
> > Apparently it can be quite difficult on some systems (I remember the
> > last-ditch advice: drill the speaker)  I have disconnected the speaker on
> > systems in the past because xset -b and other methods all failed.  Thankfully,
> > xset -b works for me now.
> If you're talking about the "beep" from the little speaker on the
> motherboard you can disable it altogether by recompiling a new kernel
> without the pcspkr driver built in.. It's under "CONFIG_INPUT_PCSPKR"
> -Ken
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 nice , ill try to commit that to memory :)

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