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Re: (SLIGHTLY OT): PC speaker not working with kernel

On Sunday 03 July 2005 12:02, Mark Fletcher wrote:
> However, under my new kernel the PC speaker (which I use
> only for beeping me when mail arrives, when I hit tab
> in a shell and haven't typed enough to uniquely
> identify a file etc) isn't working (no beeps).
> I'm guessing there's a kernel option under 2.6 that's
> needed to turn the beeper on but wasn't required under
> 2.4. Can anyone point me at it?
> Note I'm NOT trying to use the PC speaker as a sound
> card, I know there are folks out there who do that but
> I have a perfectly good sound card with perfectly good
> speakers, all I want from the PC speaker is the odd
> beep at appropriate moments...
> Cheers
> Mark

modprobe pcspkr


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