no beep any more (SOLVED)

Ian Smith smithi at
Thu Aug 4 15:55:51 UTC 2016

On Tue, 2 Aug 2016 20:25:44 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
 > El día Wednesday, August 03, 2016 a las 01:59:41AM +1000, Ian Smith escribió:
 > > Two questions: Do values apart than 50 provide different beep volumes, 
 > > or is it off/on?  
 > You can use any value between 0...100; 50 is to awake all your
 > colleagues in the office from their dreams, 10 is fine for just noting
 > that you did something wrong in vim or shell;


 > > And does 'kldload speaker ; spkrtest' work with it?
 > with 'kldload speaker' (I compiled even a debug version to understand it)
 > you get a device /dev/speaker, controlled as well with 'igain' and one can play
 > tones with something like
 > # echo CDEFGAB > /dev/speaker
 > Thanks for supporting me in my persistence

I do enjoy a mystery, though I spend way too much time chasing them.

Perhaps you'd like to add an entry for your Chromebook on the Laptops 
section of the Wiki, so others might benefit from your pain? ..

I also enjoyed your exchange with the forum guy .. you were being so 
non-provocative but disturbed someone's sense of exclusivity anyway.

cheers, Ian

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