Re: PC speaker listed as input device
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw
Date: Tue Oct 24 2006 - 04:38:52 EST
On Mon, 2006-10-23 20:32:55 +0200, Panagiotis Issaris <panagiotis@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> While trying to get my Hauppauge's remote control working, I noticed that my
> PC speaker is getting recognized as an input device. This seems very weird
> to me, is there some logic behind this?
> takis@aether:~$ cat /proc/bus/input/devices
> I: Bus=0010 Vendor=001f Product=0001 Version=0100
> N: Name="PC Speaker"
> P: Phys=isa0061/input0
> S: Sysfs=/class/input/input0
> H: Handlers=kbd event0
> B: EV=40001
> B: SND=6
The Input subsystem also covers simple beeps, because real keyboards
beep. So it was only straight-forward to also put the PC speaker into
the Input subsystem to be able to emulate real keyboard's beeps as
good as possible :)
Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw@xxxxxxxxxx +49-172-7608481
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