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Re: I miss my sysbeep :)

On Thu, 24 Apr 2008, David Holland wrote:

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 05:39:42PM -0700, Paul Goyette wrote:
> This has been bugging me for a long while...
> I've got four machines (2 Dual-core amd64, 1 Quad-core amd64, and
> one i386 laptop) running 4.99.60, but the "issue" started way back
> in the early 4.99.20s or .30s.  Stated simply, the problem is that
> "sysbeep doesn't beep".

My first guess would be more timer problems - what timecounters are
you using and all that?

Here's one of the dual-core amd64 machine's relevant portions of dmesg. The four systems involved all have different motherboards - if it's useful I can colllect similar info from the others...

NetBSD 4.99.60 (QUICKY (ASUS M2N32 WS) 2008-04-18 16:51:17) #1: Sat Apr 19 
16:08:06 PDT 2008
total memory = 4094 MB
avail memory = 3952 MB
timecounter: Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
timecounter: Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 100
acpi_pci_link: WARNING: powerhook_establish is deprecated
acpi_pci_link: WARNING: powerhook_establish is deprecated
acpi0: SCI interrupting at int 9
acpi0: fixed-feature power button present
timecounter: Timecounter "ACPI-Fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
ACPI-Fast 24-bit timer
CPU0 (ACPI Object Type 'Processor' [0x0c]) at acpi0 not configured
DMA1 (PNP0200) at acpi0 not configured
attimer0 at acpi0 (TMR, PNP0100): AT Timer
attimer0: io 0x40-0x43 irq 0
RTC (PNP0B00) at acpi0 not configured
pcppi0 at acpi0 (SPKR, PNP0800)
FAN (PNP0C0B) at acpi0 not configured
acpitz0 at acpi0 (THRM): active cooling level 0: 73.0C critical 75.0C passive 
attimer0: attached to pcppi0
pci0 at mainbus0 bus 0: configuration mode 1
isa0 at pcib0
fwohci0: BUS reset
fwohci0: node_id=0xc800ffc0, gen=1, CYCLEMASTER mode
ieee1394if0: 1 nodes, maxhop <= 0, cable IRM = 0 (me)
ieee1394if0: bus manager 0 (me)
timecounter: Timecounter "clockinterrupt" frequency 100 Hz quality 0
azalia0: codec[0]: Analog Devices AD1988B (rev. 2.0)
azalia0: codec[0]: High Definition Audio rev. 1.0

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