Please change CONFIG_SND_HDA_INPUT_BEEP_MODE to 0

Bug #582350 reported by Daniel T Chen on 2010-05-18
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Leann Ogasawara

Bug Description

As discussed in the kernel configuration review session at UDS-M, we should alter the default CONFIG_SND_HDA_INPUT_BEEP_MODE value to be 0 (disabled by default) so that "annoying beeps go away". Note that this value is runtime configurable via sysfs, so there is negligible impact for a11y context (assuming that the a11y bits to toggle it are in place).

Daniel T Chen (crimsun) on 2010-05-18
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Leann Ogasawara (leannogasawara)
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.34-4.11

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linux (2.6.34-4.11) maverick; urgency=low

  [ Amit Kucheria ]

  * SAUCE: omap: remove calls to usb_nop_xceiv_register from board files
  * [Config] Add support for OMAP-mainline flavour

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * SAUCE: powerpc: fix compile error when ptrace.h is included from
    userspace
    - LP: #583733

  [ Chase Douglas ]

  * Revert "SAUCE: Don't register vga16fb framebuffer if other framebuffers
    are present"
  * Revert "SAUCE: Disable function tracing after hitting __schedule_bug"
  * Revert "SAUCE: drm/i915: don't change DRM configuration when releasing
    load detect pipe"

  [ Kees Cook ]

  * SAUCE: fs: block cross-uid sticky symlinks
  * SAUCE: fs: block hardlinks to non-accessible sources

  [ Koen Kooi ]

  * SAUCE: board-omap3-beagle: add DSS2 support

  [ Leann Ogasawara ]

  * Revert "staging/go7007 -- disable"
  * Revert "[Config] staging/winbond -- disable"
  * Revert "Disable 4MB page tables for Atom, work around errata AAE44"
  * Revert "SAUCE: sync before umount to reduce time taken by ext4 umount"
  * Revert "SAUCE: Enable an e1000e Intel Corporation 82567 Gigabit
    controller"
  * Revert "SAUCE: Fix MODULE_IMPORT/MODULE_EXPORT"
  * Revert "SAUCE: Created MODULE_EXPORT/MODULE_IMPORT macros"
  * Revert "SAUCE: input/mouse/alps: Do not call psmouse_reset() for alps"
  * Revert "SAUCE: r8169: disable TSO by default for RTL8111/8168B
    chipsets."
  * Revert "[Upstream] b43: Declare all possible firmware files."
  * Revert "add Breaks: against hardy lvm2"
  * Revert "SAUCE: Guest OS does not recognize a lun with non zero target
    id on Vmware ESX Server"
  * Revert "SAUCE: Catch nonsense keycodes and silently ignore"
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_ECRYPT_FS=y for ports
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_USB=y for armel and sparc
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_SCSI=y for ia64 and sparc
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_RFKILL=y for ports
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_ATH9K_DEBUGFS=y
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_IWMC3200TOP_DEBUGFS=y
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_RCU_FAST_NO_HZ=y
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEVICE_TRACING=y
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_LIBERTAS_MESH=y
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_MMC_RICOH_MMC=y
  * [Config] CONFIG_RT2800USB_UNKNOWN=y
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_VGA_SWITCHEROO=y
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_CEPH_FS=m
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_CRYPTO_PCRYPT=m
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_EEEPC_WMI=m
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_RT2800PCI=m
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_SCSI_HPSA=m
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_VHOST_NET=m
  * [Config] Disable CONFIG_SND_HDA_INPUT_BEEP_MODE by default
    - LP: #582350
  * [Config] Disable CONFIG_SOUND_OSS* and CONFIG_SND_*OSS
    - LP: #579300
  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_PCIEASPM=y
    - LP: #333990
  * [Config] updateconfigs for OMAP flavour

  [ Loïc Minier ]

  * Enable perf tools on armel

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * SAUCE: Updated ndiswrapper to 1.56
    - LP: #582555
  * [Config] Added virtual flavour
  * [Config] Remove support for sub-flavours
  * [Config] Removed amd64 preempt flavour
  * [Config] updateconfigs, updateportsconfigs after flavour munging
 -- Leann Ogasawara <email address hidden> Tue, 25 May 2010 09:34:5...

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Anders Kaseorg (andersk) wrote :

This is not runtime configurable as claimed. /sys/module/snd_hda_intel/parameters/beep_mode is read-only (mode 444); the parameter can only be set at module load time.

(And did we really need to throw up _another_ roadblock for people who actually want a system beep, when there are already a half-dozen other things that need to be reconfigured or even recompiled before the speaker will emit so much as a whimper? See bug 486154.)

Anthony (danthonyd) wrote :

So we circled back to #486154 again! The broken beep problem came back, see # 1599599

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