Strange beeping

Archaic archaic at
Mon Aug 9 10:31:02 PDT 2004

On Mon, Aug 09, 2004 at 01:22:41PM -0400, Dominic L Hilsbos wrote:
> Saturday night my Server computer crashed all over the place, and I have 
> spent yesterday and this morning reinstalling and reconfiguring it. 
> However starting this morning it has taken on the very annoying habit of 
> beeping at me every 3 minutes, does anyone know what might be causing 
> this?  It happens whether there is a user logged on or not, and began 
> right after I started running mgetty again, however I'm not getting 
> anything abnormal in the logs, nor is mgetty restarting. I plan on 
> commenting out the line in inittab that run mgetty, but I don't have 
> time to right now, anyone have any ideas of what might be causing this 
> problem, so I can make some real headway after work, even if it isn't 
> mgetty?

Is it warning of excessive temperature?


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