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Old 05-29-2009, 01:27 PM   #1
stf92
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What gets prominence? Hardware or software.


Hi:

Suppose I want to write a program to beep the machine loudspeaker (ls) but I know in advance it has a highly non-linear
frequency response. Perhaps 1000Hz is audible but 2000Hz is barely audible. But I know some linux applications make it sound loudly. So, perhaps, those programs have found a compromise frequency (I mean the programmers) that fits most
ls messing around in desktop computers (I bet the first IBM-compatible machines had good loudspeakers).

And now the question. This is a software related question, as it deals with a program to beep the ls. But also a hardware one, as it is related to ls and frequency response.
What is the proper forum. Linux-hardware or Linux-software?
And, by the way, why is all about installation, hardware or software forums? Most respectfully,

E.S.
 
Old 05-29-2009, 02:25 PM   #2
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If you think a problem is equally weighted between 2 forums, pick one and use the tags system to notify readers that it also has another side.
 
Old 05-29-2009, 02:29 PM   #3
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To me the key is "I want to write a program"---that puts it in software or programming.

e.g where would device drivers go? (You'd think a MOD would know this, right?.....)
 
Old 05-29-2009, 03:00 PM   #4
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Just after submitting I thought about drivers. Thanks so much.

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