Mainboard buzzer -- How to disable?

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Sun Feb 4 13:19:10 UTC 2007

Modulok wrote:
> The integrated buzzer on system mainboards, can this be disabled from
> FreeBSD? I looked through my BIOS and didn't see any relevant settings.
> Everytime I press backspace one too many times, it beeps at me. It is damn
> annoying.
> Before I get the pliers...thoughts, hints, pointers?

If you're asking about the beeps during command line editing, this is a
feature of your shell. For example, in tcsh there's this variable:

       nobeep (+)
               If set, beeping is completely disabled.  See also

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