Re: More constant buzzing sound from a PS/2 mouse under Linux (2.0.33 ) while under 'gpm' or X? *ar

Mark Gray (
06 Mar 1998 06:03:10 -0500

Martin Naskovski <> writes:

> Hi again people, thanks for your interest in my very finicky problem. I
> forgot to mention that I do not have a sound card, and what I got from
> one response is that the mixer levels on Linux are set to maximum when
> booted. Well, if I have no kernel sound configuration whatsoever, then
> how will I disable or completely STIFLE the internal speaker which seems
> to be generating this more than annoying buzz? It's still there when I
> run GPM or X, and gone when I turn them off. What could POSSIBLY
> Windows 95 do on that same token of handling a PS/2 mouse that Linux
> cannot? (I am afraid this question might even sound stupid :))
> Someone help me, 'cause I started dreaming buzzes.. There MUST be some
> intricate reason why it's buzzing in Linux. Can someone provide a solve,
> a program to disable totally any internal speakers I have in my Gateway
> P133. It just kills me how such a halfassed OS like '95 be doing
> something as stupid as eliminating a buzz and I can't do it in Linux
> :~(. Thank you.
> buzzed,
> Martin
> p.s. it even looks like that sound's coming off somewhere between my
> CDROM and Floppy :-), which is probably where this internal speaker is
> located in their vicinity...

Try turning off your modem speaker 'ATM0\r'

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