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    SubjectRe: High pitched noise from laptop: processor.c in linux 2.6
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    Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> writes:

    > Hi!
    >
    >> >> >> ... and lose all the benefits of HZ=1000. What would happen if one
    >> >> >> were to set HZ to a higher value, like 10000?
    >> >>
    >> >> There is a similar issue filed on :
    >> >> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3406
    >> >>
    >> >
    >> > He he, someone should write a driver to play music on
    >> > those capacitors....
    >>
    >> Why not? They used to have special files that played music on the
    >> printer when printed.
    >
    > Yes, it would be nice... to scare people :-). Also with such piece of
    > software it would be rather easy to tell if given mainboard is junk.

    I've noticed my laptop makes a slight noise whenever there's heavy
    network traffic. Maybe that could be used to control the pitch even
    without a kernel hack.

    --
    Måns Rullgård
    mru@mru.ath.cx
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