Re: A silent beep
Hugo Vanwoerkom(email@example.com) is reported to have said:
> Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> >Lex Hider wrote:
> >>On Thursday 18 May 2006 16:50, Howard Eisenberger wrote:
> >>>On 2006-05-18, Lex Hider <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>>>$ lsmod | grep spk
> >>>>pcspkr 1924 0
> >>>>But still no sound for "beep". Like I said, the pc speaker works
> >>>>in general (e.g. echo -e '\a') but not for the beep application.
> >>>Not an answer, but you are not alone. At some point "beep" stopped
> >>>working for me too. I never really bothered to look into it. I'm
> >>>now running kernel 2.6.12.
> >>>Howard E.
> >>Good to know I'm not alone.
> >>There is already an open bug at:
> >>Interestingly, running beep -e /dev/tty0 works.
> >Also the bug states it happened to 1.2.2.-17. Is that what you have?
> >I have 1.2.2.-15. I am going to look for 1.2.2.-17 and backport that and
> >see what happens.
> Bingo!!! beep 1.2.2.-15 beeps, beep 1.2.2.-17 does *not* beep!
> Now we have the source to -17.
> Now get the source of -15 and see what the diff is. Stay tuned.
Using beep 1.2.2.-17 with kernel 2.6.15 and beep works fine here.
My software never has bugs. It just develops random features.