Re: PC speaker does not speak

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Jim Cornette wrote:
Mike McCarty wrote:

Jim Cornette wrote:

Jim Cornette wrote:

Sam Varshavchik wrote:

Even after modprobing pcspkr (and verifying that it's loaded, via lsmod), I can't seem to make my laptop squawk. "echo -e '\\007'", neither in a terminal window, nor or any one of the ALT-VTs, seems to have any effect.

I don't know the CLI equivalent. If you click on the volume control properties and then highlight the pc speaker choice, echo -e \\007 will result in a beep. I messed with the settings a moment ago after the posting related to the volume settings. There is a slide control to set the pc speaker volume on the open volume control.

That's interesting, because the hardware has no possiblity
of actually changing the volume. It's a bit port with a
timer channel attached.


My beep is through the sound card. I had to adjust it once and it was

Ah, but that is not what is usally meant by the term "PC speaker".
That is the thing that "beeps" after the BIOS has done POST.


This message made from 100% recycled bits.
You have found the bank of Larn.
I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you.
I speak only for myself, and I am unanimous in that!

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