misc/74777: Bootup "beep" in 5.3 should be disabled by default
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Dec 6 20:10:33 PST 2004
The following reply was made to PR kern/74777; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
To: Carsten Zimmermann <cz-freebsd at aegisnet.biz>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/74777: Bootup "beep" in 5.3 should be disabled by default
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 20:15:55 -0800
On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 03:25:35PM +0000, Carsten Zimmermann wrote:
> The 5.3-RELEASE CD installation comes with a somewhat annoying
> "beep" when the boot loader prompts. It has been discussed in
> -mobile (Msg-ID 41AD9D12.2020506 at hacksocke.de) and it seemed to be
> consensus to have this beep disabled by default.
AFAIK, the beep is deliberate, and useful on headless machines
(i.e. for users outside the constituency of -mobile).
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