Subject: Re: spkr beep
To: None <>
From: Dan Debertin <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 12/14/2002 17:16:12
=?iso-8859-1?q?Laurent=20FAILLIE?= <> wrote:

> The other problem is you are beeping on the terminal
> you are but no on the station itself (if you're using
> a remote connexion).
> So, it you want to got a warning from a server where
> you are not connected (for example, my SS5 acts as a
> web server w/o any direct connection), only dealing w/
> /dev/audio will works.

Don't be so sure:

stretto% printf "\a" > /dev/console

Assuming, of course, that you can write to /dev/console. Writing to
/dev/audio makes similar assumptions, though.

/^Dan Debertin$/  | Did I sleep a little too late,      | or am I awake?        --Byrne