newcons and system bell?
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Tue Feb 17 05:40:42 UTC 2015
On Mon, 16 Feb 2015, Nicholas Fleisher wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 9:03 PM, Henrik Hudson <lists at rhavenn.net> wrote:
> > HP laptop (intel video and X11) running 10.1-REL-p5 and I can't get
> > the system bell to stop beeping both in X and on the console.
> > I'm running newcons for the DRM and X11 compatibility.
> > I've tried editing /etc/rc.conf:
> > keybell="off"
> > I've tried:
> > kbdcontrol -b quiet.off
> > kbdcontrol -b off
> > neither of which work. Any thoughts? Any ideas for tracking it down?
> Try the following in your .xinitrc to stop the beep in X:
> xset b off
> my understanding is that disabling the console beep is implemented for
> vt/newcons in the stable and/or current branches but not in any
> release, but will be in 11 when it's released. Others can
> confirm/disconfirm. I'm in the same position you are in: using vt
> since I need it for my graphics card (Sandy Bridge). And it's great!
> Except for the beeps...
Thanks. That worked in X which is good enough.
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