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Old 03-05-2011, 06:54 AM
Raphael Hertzog
 
Default Bug#615941: /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base-blacklist.conf doesn't blacklist pcspkr despite the comment saying so

On Fri, 04 Mar 2011, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> reassign 615941 linux-latest-2.6
> thanks
>
> * Raphael Hertzog [110302 08:01 +0100]:
> > On Tue, 01 Mar 2011, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> > > > So there'se a comment referring to a non-existing entry. Additionnaly I
> > > > noticed that I hear again the annoying pcspkr beep since a few days... I
> > > > don't know why and while looking into this I found this.
> > > >
> > > > Maybe it's related, maybe not. I managed to turn it off by muting the
> > > > "beep" channel within the mixer.
> > >
> > > Hmmm, is pcspkr been loaded by your kernel? The comment can be
> > > removed easy but do we have to blacklist that module? I thought it
> > > wasn't built from Debian's kernel.
> >
> > Yes, the module is loaded and it's not due to any modification of me.
> > So the kernel or some other piece of software must have auto-loaded it.
> >
> > $ lsmod |grep pcspkr
> > pcspkr 1739 0
>
> So this is a bug from Debian's kernel. This driver is useful for
> embedded systems only but not for an amd64 kernel.

Huh?

The comment in alsa's file is still misleading. You're a bit quick in
reassigning the problem I think.

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