Re: Non-working snd-pcsp

From: Takashi Iwai
Date: Fri May 16 2008 - 11:23:56 EST

At Fri, 16 May 2008 17:18:36 +0200 (CEST),
Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Friday 2008-05-16 15:40, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> >>
> >> If it does not even beep when issuing Ctrl-G on the shell,
> >> you probably need to modprobe pcspkr, if it is not built-in.
> >> (At least this is with kernels a little less
> >> recent than 2.6.25. )
> >
> >If snd-pcsp module is built, input pcspkr module won't be built...
> Previously, with Stas's standalone patch, one was able to switch
> between (a) no speaker (b) beep/pcspkr (c) beep/pcspkr and
> PCM/snd-pcsp, all by means of modprobe/rmmod.
> Now, if pcspkr is deactivated when snd-pcsp is built... I would
> not get any tone out of that piece of hardware.
> Except if snd-pcsp itself contains beep code, and that would
> be sort of redundant when it is already in pcspkr.

Indeed snd-pcsp contains the input pcspkr code. Yes, it's redundant,
but separating them isn't trivial.

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