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Re: Kernel 2.6.18-1.2200 beeps too often



On 10/18/06, Sean Bruno <sean bruno dsl-only net> wrote:

On Wed, 2006-10-18 at 12:47 +0100, Leo wrote:
> Following the kernel update in FC5, a few people (including me) have
> noticed that their computers beep almost everywhere.
>
> The culprit is kernel module pcspkr, which is loaded in Kernel
> 2.6.18-1.2200.

I noted that this can be alleviated by excuting 'xset b off' ... This
seems to be a new 'feature' of this kernel ... anyone else think it's
annoying or is it useful to others?

And if you're using the console only then 'setterm -blength 0' does the trick.
Oisin


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