Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 211722
after upgrade gnome terminal beeps via system beeper
Last modified: 2008-05-06 12:31:12 EDT
Description of problem:
After upgrade to most recent kernel (kernel-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5) gnome terminal
beeps via system beeper not via sound card as it was previously.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
hit tab multiple times in gnome terminal to produce beep
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open gnome terminal
2. hit tab multiple times
beep sounds via system beeper
should be played via sound card as it was previously
This seems to manifest itself also when using OpenOffice so this bug should be
The system beep can be disabled via gnome-sound-properties, but then it doesn't
go through the sound card either. modprobe -r pcspkr also removes the beeping.
I have run into the same problem (pc speaker beeping) after upgrading my system
from fc4 to fc6, though I don't remember whether it beeped through the sound
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