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SubjectRe: 2.5.32 doesn't beep?
Vojtech Pavlik writes:
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 03:00:56PM +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
>
> > Linus Torvalds 2.5.32 announcement:
> > > ... The input layer switch-over may also end up being a bit painful
> > > for a while, since that not only adds a lot of config options that you
> > > have to get right to have a working keyboard and mouse (we'll fix that
> > > usability nightmare), but the drivers themselves are different and there
> > > are likely devices out there that depended on various quirks.
> >
> > I've noticed that in 2.5.32 with CONFIG_KEYBOARD_ATKBD=y, the kernel no
> > longer beeps via the PC speaker. Both (at the console) hitting DEL or BS
> > at the start of input or doing a simple echo ^G are now silent.
> >
> > Call me old-fashioned, but I want those beeps back :-)
>
> 2.5.32 still has quite complex input core config options - sorry, my
> fault, and I'll fix it soon. You have to enable CONFIG_INPUT_MISC and
> CONFIG_INPUT_PCSPKR.

That worked. Thanks.

Another issue: I enabled CONFIG_INPUT_MOUSEDEV_PSAUX, but /dev/psaux
gave an ENODEV when opened. Turns out CONFIG_INPUT_MOUSEDEV is
also required, but for some reason 'make config' let me set the
former without also setting the latter. A bug in input's config.in?

/Mikael
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