[alsa-devel] PC Beep or PC Speaker or just Beep? and HDA Beep code...

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu Nov 12 12:18:19 CET 2009

At Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:06:57 +0100 (CET),
Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Nov 2009, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > IOW, I'm fine with an additional implementation for the dynamic beep
> > on/off.  But, the mixer interface doesn't look like the best interface
> > to me.
> I would prefer something which is comfortable for user. The module 
> parameter or sysfs file is not a good way to explain users how they can 
> change the beep behaviour.

A module parameter would be easy enough for most users who really care
things like beep :)

> We have basically four ways:
> 1) module parameter (difficult tracking of changes through sysfs)
> 2) sysfs file
> 3) current implementation
> 4) create new control with different name (like "HDA Beep Enable Switch")

3 and 4 have the same concern, so I'd vote for 1 or 2.



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