It is 2009 and I am still hearing my pc speaker

Scott Ritchie scott at
Fri Mar 20 19:40:11 GMT 2009

Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Friday 20 March 2009 3:57:36 am Björn Torkelsson wrote:
>> On Fri, 2009-03-20 at 15:17 +1100, Sarah Hobbs wrote:
>>> On 20/03/09 14:25, Scott Ritchie wrote:
>>>> In the past, modules like snd_pcsp were blacklisted by just adding them
>>>> to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Scott Ritchie
>>> Ah.  Well, in that case, if there's no objections (which there shouldn't 
>>> be, as this is a regression), i'll upload a fix for this.
>> Please don't. I think it is very valueble to have the system beep. For
>> instance for getting notifications on remote logins and that is very
>> different than any other sound on the system. See also:
> GNOME is able to set a "prettier" alert noise than the hardware system beep.  
> And if you really want the old sound...this isn't "let's not build the module" 
> just "let's not load it by default."

Except for the bug I linked, of course - I've never heard that pretty 
alert sound outside of the play button on the Sound preferences window.

Scott Ritchie

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