Re: PROPOSAL: PC Speaker toggle

Nicholas J. Leon (
Mon, 23 Feb 1998 21:41:49 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Sean M. Kelly wrote:

# Let's face it, that nasty PC speaker is annoying as hell. *BEEEP BEEEP*
# Most people that I know have already physically disconnected the thing
# from their computer. I don't want to do that though. Can we make a file in
# /proc/sys/kernel, possibly called 'speaker' which will store a bolean
# integer used to enable/disable the PC speaker?

Not really necessary. If you don't like the beep, do a:

setterm -bfreq 0

and it will turn off the speaker.


simple is elegant

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