Re: (SLIGHTLY OT): PC speaker not working with 126.96.36.199 kernel
On Monday 04 July 2005 01:40, Cláudio E. Elicker wrote:
> 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
Woah, now I feel stupid -- modprobe pcspkr and lo and
behold my machine is beeping away like it's going out
of fashion. So I compiled the PC speaker driver as a
module then didn't load the module. Duh...