Beeping while running

Seann Clark nombrandue at
Tue Oct 14 15:04:04 UTC 2008

Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Recently, one of my machines (running F8) has started beeping and I 
> can't figure out the reason why.  After watching it this morning, I've 
> noticed that every 30 minutes it seems to beep 20 times.  It almost 
> sounds like a BIOS beep, but the machine has 177 days of uptime (and 
> counting).  So, I'm wondering, what will cause 20 short beeps?  My 
> wife describes it as almost sounding like a flute.  I figure its got 
> to be a warning of some kind.  The motherboard is an ABit NF7-S2 with 
> an AMD XP 2600+ CPU and 1.5GB of RAM (3 512MB sticks).
Silly question, but did you check Hardware temps, and states? Some of 
the ABIT/AMD's support overburn, and that sounds a lot like what my old 
AMD 3k+ would do if it was getting too warm (or staying just too warm 
enough,  but not enough to force a shutdown).


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