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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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