On Fri, 10 Dec 2010, email@example.com wrote:
> To: CentOS mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> From: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] system startup sound
> Timo Schoeler wrote:
>> On 12/10/2010 05:42 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> Ritika Garg wrote:
>>>> Whenever the system boots there is sound ( beep ). Is there any way to
>>>> disable it?
>>> That's a firmware/BIOS thing, if it's the one I think.
>> Pull the cable of the internal PC speaker. The annoying 'beep' is the
>> only sensible sound that thing is capable of, anyways. (Yes, I know
>> there are ways to redirect sound to that crappy device an yes, I had
>> hard laughs of it way back in Amiga times, too.
> On the other hand, I *have* diagnosed problems from the beep code, which
> it's not hard to look up.
Yes, that's a good point worth remembering.
I also use the initial 'beep' from a reboot as an indicator
that my fresh kickstart installation has just finished.
In theory, theory and practice are the same;
in practice they are not.
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