Subject: Re: Night madness?
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Thilo Manske <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 07/02/1999 13:26:04
On Fri, Jul 02, 1999 at 04:56:44AM -0400, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:
> My computer, twice now, has started playing some sort of tune. Spontaneously.
> Seemingly out of the machine's internal speaker. (i386)
> The first time, it seemed to be playing "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." And
> just now, it started playing something more complex. (It would be catchy,
> even, if it wasn't bugging me out so much.)
> Has anyone running the setiathome client seen this? That's the only thing
> that's running that doesn't normally run.
You have found ALIENS! They're trying to contact you. ;-)

(BTW: I've spent >1300h of CPU time for seti and it has never played
 a tune for me - but I don't have spkr in my kernels.)
Dies ist Thilos Unix Signature! Viel Spass damit.