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SubjectRe: 2.5.32 doesn't beep?
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

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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