Re: PC speaker

From: Alan Cox
Date: Sat Jun 12 2010 - 19:58:24 EST

On Sat, 12 Jun 2010 17:32:09 -0400
"R.F. Burns" <burnsrf@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Is it possible to write a kernel module which, when loaded, will blow
> the PC speaker?

Not really. You can do damage to some PCs by attacking other bits of the
hardware (erasing the bios etc) but they are actually a lot better
protected nowdays then some years back.

If you don't have the root password and expertise I imagine throwing it
out of the window or feeding it iron filings will work just as well. That
is physical system access tends to imply you can break it.
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