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SubjectRe: Minor request for enhancement: "beep on halt"
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In article <cistron.199812141258.XAA04635@vindaloo.atnf.CSIRO.AU>,
Richard Gooch <rgooch@atnf.csiro.au> wrote:
>Miquel van Smoorenburg writes:
>> The only thing you cannot do is beep in an endless loop, but you can
>> beep 4 times and then call halt.
>
>Why the limitation?

Well once you call halt(2) [1], it's kind of hard to continue running
isn't it ... or you should just not call halt(2), it doesn't do
much anyway.

[1] actually reboot(2) with the right options

Mike.
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