Subject: Re: beeps replaced by static?
To: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 04/10/2005 20:20:51
In message <20050411001508.GP19879@gallia.cubidou.net>, Quentin Garnier writes:
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>On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 07:57:55PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> I recently upgraded my laptop from a 20 February kernel to a 5 April=20
>> version. I no longer hear beeps when I do, say, "echo ^G"; instead, I=20
>> hear a brief burst of static. But sound card support is working; I can=
>> play mp3s with no problem. =20
> pcppi(4) was separated in two devices, adding attimer(4). Be sure
> to add a config line for an attimer(4) device in your kernel
> configuration, or you won't be able to set the pitch of the beep
> with wsconsctl. Also, it is advised to attach both devices the
> same way (i.e., both on isa or both on acpi) or the pcppi(4) device
> may fail to find the attimer(4) one.
I saw that and ignored it, since I'm not trying to set the pitch. I'll
give it a try.
--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb