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Re: Help tracking down a random beep




On Thursday 09 May 2019 05:56:58 am Curt wrote:

> On 2019-05-09, Cindy Sue Causey <butterflybytes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I had something similar that sounded like a little 6" Elf sneezing
> > in my little ASUS laptop/netbook. Same deal where it was very
> > sporadic. It turned out to most likely be a warning that it was
> > about to *CLICK* off due to overheating..
> >
> > $ sensors -f
>
> In the event there is no functional motherboard speaker, I guess it
> cannot be a BIOS alarm of any kind.
>
> If the OP's somewhere in West Virginia, maybe Gene turned his up so
> loud that it's audible down the block.
>
chuckle-choking with laughter gurgle... I can't even here it across the 
room and out in the hallway. This speaker kit might have 250 MILLIWATTS 
of power.

> > ...gets me what I need for now. Others may have better favorites
> > that provide really cool feedback. "sensors -f" provides the
> > (hopefully correct) CPU temps plus the threshold they're not
> > supposed to touch. Also provides fan speed... that's actually a
> > number larger than zero in mine these days. :)
> >
> > Cindy :)


Cheers, Gene Heskett
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