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Old 03-10-2006, 02:40 PM   #1
DanTaylor
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Weird beeps


I am working on a perl program to monitor what files are being created and deleted on a computer. It is a very long running program(about 3 hrs) and about 1.5 hrs into it, it the system speaker starts beeping. It takes all of my ram to run it(i have very little) and I am wondering whether it has to do with this. The only code I can think of that would do it looks like this:
Code:
 for (@n_files) { #foreach files just pulled off hd
      $new = $_;
              for (@old_files) {
                   $old = $_;
                   if ($new eq $old) {
                     print "$new:$old match found\n";
                     $old_files[$old] = undef;
                     $n_filesp[$old] = undef;
                     $part++ #for percent complete
                     $match = 'yes';
                     }else{
                        system("clear"); #maybe the issue
                         print ($part/$whole)*100;
              }
        }
     if  ($match ne 'yes') {
        print "New File: $new\n";
        <STDIN>;
     }else{
         $match = undef;
      }
}
 
Old 03-10-2006, 02:57 PM   #2
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Maybe the real problem is your motherboard.

Please look here and see if you can find a match for your motherboard mfg/model:
http://pcsupport.about.com/cs/mother.../beepcodes.htm
http://www.pchell.com/hardware/beepcodes.shtml
<= "PC-Hell beepcodes" cross-references a several different kinds of BIOS's/Mobo's
 
Old 03-11-2006, 01:24 AM   #3
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1 short - DRAM refresh failure - The programmable interrupt timer or programmable interrupt controller has probably failed.
That is the only beep code that would match mine, What does this mean, and why would it happen?
 
  


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