> Hugh Newbury illuminated uk.comp.os.linux by typing:
>> I've installed 8.10 on a laptop. It all works fine, but it insists on
>> bleeping at some point in the boot up and in the shutting down too. It
>> makes me jump.
>> The volume is at zero: I can't stand being subjected to noises. But the
>> bleep takes no notice of the vol level.
>> How can I turn off the bleep, please?
> It sounds like a BIOS setting to me.
> ESC, F2, or the reqired key (depending on the BIOS) at boot may give
> you an option to disable it.
> Look for an entry like "enable system beeps" and if that doesn't
> exist, you can disable any entries that look like "error reporting".
> I used to have it on a Phoenix BIOS many moons ago and there was no
> option to disable it.
> I ended up having to destroy the on board beeper with a screwdriver. ;-)
I've tried the bios, but there seems to be nothing relating to beeps or
warnings or error reporting. So the kernel it is.