Subject: Re: spkr beep
To: None <>
From: Dan Debertin <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 12/14/2002 18:47:18
"I'm sorry, did you want the five-minute argument, or the full

Seriously, I can think of better things to do with my time than going
back & forth endlessly about the best way to make a beeping

=?iso-8859-1?q?Laurent=20FAILLIE?= <> wrote:

> Well, I juste test it on my SS5 : the console is ttya
> but the PC on the other side of the cable is not on
> for the moment.

Well, duh! I'll bet if you unplug your speakers, you'll notice the same
"problem" when you write to /dev/audio.

It goes without saying that if you want to elicit sound from a device
(terminal, speakers, etc.), that device should be turned on and plugged

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