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Old 09-27-2004, 03:11 PM   #1
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Beeps during Startup

I'm running slackware 10.0 on my Dell C400 laptop. During startup, it beeps twice and has some message about monitoring pcmcia slots. Is there a way to turn off the beep? Thanks.
Old 10-17-2004, 05:33 AM   #2
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I am not 100% sure but I think I read somewhere that that if from your BIOS
and that you can not shut it off (mine beeps too), but that it is a good thing because it means everything is working fine. I tryed too but was satisfied with the explaination and have learned to live with it. I have a Pheonix BIOS if yours is different you may be able to shut it off in your BIOS but, BIOS is at your own RISK!
Old 01-25-2005, 03:27 AM   #3
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I think you can turn off the pcmcia beeps in this file:

vi /etc/sysconfig/pcmcia

Just add the line (if it is not there):


(This is working for me, but it is SUSE9.2)


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