[plug] Intercepting Default Beep

Mike Holland myk at golden.wattle.id.au
Wed Apr 7 13:41:24 WST 1999

On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Leon Brooks wrote:

> X does actually have a "beep" call. I think you can also set tone and
> duration. Console apps use:

I meant, how does the X-server do it?
If the X server tells a console to 'echo ^G' i'll be really disgusted.
How is it done at the kernel API?
The console drivers are inside the kernel, right? So they have direct
access to the speaker hardware. But perhaps there is am interface they

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