F7: Enabling PC speaker

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Sat Sep 15 14:26:25 UTC 2007


On Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 10:15:52 -0400,
  Tim Largy <tim.largy at gmail.com> wrote:
> [Fedora 7.] I'm that guy who actually wants to *enable* the PC
> speaker. I have the pcspkr module loaded:
> 
> [root at somebox ~]# lsmod | grep pcspkr
> pcspkr                  7168  0
> 
> and I have the "Enable system beep" box checked in System ->
> Preferences -> Hardware -> Sound, however "echo -e '\a'" makes no
> sound in a gnome-terminal, an xterm, or the console (i.e. non-X). What
> else should I try? I know that the speaker on the PC works.

Did you check volume control? There is a separate entry there for the
for the speaker.




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