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SubjectRe: PC speaker driver patch for 2.4.0-test10-pre3
On Sun, 22 Oct 2000, Dr. Kelsey Hudson wrote:

>Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 13:39:09 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Dr. Kelsey Hudson <kernel@blackhole.compendium-tech.com>
>To: Mike A. Harris <mharris@opensourceadvocate.org>
>Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>,
> Linux Kernel mailing list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
>Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
>Subject: Re: PC speaker driver patch for 2.4.0-test10-pre3
>
>> Is there a major compelling reason that this patch isn't included
>> in the standard kernel tree?
>>
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Mike A. Harris - Linux advocate - Open source advocate
>> Computer Consultant - Capslock Consulting
>> Copyright 2000 all rights reserved
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>Apparently Linus doesn't like the way it handles interrupts or something,
>and is therefore 'wrong.' ::shrug:: As long as it's available though, I'll
>use it ;p

Someone has explained to me why it isn't included, and it made
decent sense to me. Probably best left as a patch...


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Mike A. Harris - Linux advocate - Open source advocate
Computer Consultant - Capslock Consulting
Copyright 2000 all rights reserved
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#[Mike A. Harris bash tip #1 - separate history files per virtual console]
# Put the following at the bottom of your ~/.bash_profile
[ ! -d ~/.bash_histdir ] && mkdir ~/.bash_histdir
tty |grep "^/dev/tty[0-9]" >& /dev/null && \
export HISTFILE=~/.bash_histdir/.$(tty | sed -e 's/.*\///')

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