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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.

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Måns Rullgård
mru@mru.ath.cx
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