How to turn off keyboard bell

Bob Hockney zeus at
Wed Jun 9 18:57:56 PDT 2004

Chris Pressey wrote:

> > I'm having a difficult time turning off the keyboard bell.  I have
> > tried kbdcontrol -b off and setting keybell="NO" in rc.conf, but this
> > only shortens it down to a chirp.  If I set kbdcontrol -b visual, then
> > the audible bell goes away completely and I get a flashing screen
> > instead.  What am I missing here?  How can I turn the bell off
> > completely?  This is on a fresh install of 4.9.
> I think this bug has been fixed since 4.9 RELEASE.  You might want to
> try updating your sources with cvsup, or simply applying the patch that
> fixes the bug (below), and rebuilding your kernel.

Thanks Chris, I applied this patch and it solved the problem.



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