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Date:      Thu, 17 May 2007 23:04:42 +0200
From:      David Landgren <>
To:        Pieter de Goeje <>
Subject:   Re: Skipping "F1 FreeBSD" prompt on boot
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Pieter de Goeje wrote:
> On Thursday 17 May 2007, David Landgren wrote:
>> Heh,
>> ok, for extra bonus points, what/where is the code that makes the two
>> annoying BEEPs on shutdown? If I could compile that out, my life would
>> be complete :)
>> Thanks,
>> David
> Hmm, I've never heard any beeps on shutdown... how do you shutdown your 
> system? When I type 'halt -p' it just powers off after synching the disks, no 
> beep whatsoever.

shutdown -p now

... so that would mean it's shutdown that does that? The annoyance 
factor has never been enough to make me investigate more closely. But 
hey, if halt -p is safe and clean, and silent, that's good enough for me.


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