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Re: iBook 2.2: Kernel 2.6.8 and beep (PC Speaker)?



On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 01:20:37AM +0200, Ivo Marino wrote:
> While I'm writing this lines I'm apt-get'ing kernel-source-2.6.8 in
> order to compile and install it on my iBook 2.2. Kernel 2.6.7 worked
> fined until now, I had just some troubles with the builtin PC Speaker
> and ALSA: No beep sound (PC Speaker in alsamixer available but off).
> 
> I've seen there were some patches to bring beep back to live on 2.6.7
> using ALSA and snd-powermac. Wich is the status of ALSA and beep in
> 2.6.8 kernel release? Will it work by default?

The problem was fixed with the last ALSA kernel patch release.
Now all works properly.

http://cruxppc.sunsite.dk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=34
http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2004/08/threads.html#00426
http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2004/08/msg00680.html

ftp://ftp.iasi.roedu.net/pub/mirrors/ftp.alsa-project.org/kernel-patches/alsa-bk-2004-08-26.patch.gz



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