continuous system speaker from booting on

Jason Crain jason at bluetree.ath.cx
Sat Jan 10 18:19:24 GMT 2009


Tobias Verbeke wrote:
> Hi Jason,
>
> Jason Crain wrote:
>   
>> Tobias Verbeke wrote:
>>     
>>> I'm running Jaunty alpha (up to date)
>>> on a Compal JHL90 laptop and since
>>> some days I live with the system
>>> speaker producing one continuous beep
>>> from boot time till I shut down.
>>>
>>> Can I provide logs for someone to shed
>>> light on this strange phenomenon ?
>>>   
>>>       
>> Does it also do that outside of Ubuntu, like while running memtest86?
>>     
>
> No, it doesn't do this while running memtest86.
>
> One error message I was able to read during boot was
> something along
>
> Unable to open /etc/udev/rules.d
>   
I don't know what the 'Unable to open' message means, but you might try 
running fsck on your filesystems.  If nothing else works, you might be 
able to stop the beeping by running

sudo rmmod pcspkr

and add "blacklist pcspkr" to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist




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