Subject: Re: beeps replaced by static?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/2005 02:15:08
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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.
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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