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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove silly beep macro from pgtable.h
On Tue, 15 May 2001, Jonathan Lundell wrote:

> At 7:36 PM +0200 2001-05-15, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> >On Tue, 15 May 2001, Jeff Golds wrote:
> >
> >> Hi folks,
> >>
> >> Found this bit of unused code in the i386 and sh architectures.
> >>As it's not being used, let's get rid of it. Also, pgtable.h seems
> >>to be an odd place for this.
> >
> >I'd leave it.. folks with early boot troubles might find it useful.
> >
> > -Mike
> Consider small rant about literal IO references to magic locations
> hereby ranted. Especially in header files completely unrelated to the
> IO function in question.
> -#define __beep() asm("movb $0x3,%al; outb %al,$0x61")
> Let's please not assume that every i386 implementation has a full set
> of legacy PC IO hardware.

Is there a generic form of hello() that could be tucked away somewhere?


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