How do I disable the system beep on the console in FreeBSD 10.1?
The recommended commands don't work.
# sysctl hw.syscons.bell=0 hw.syscons.bell: 1 -> 0 # sysctl -a | grep bell hw.syscons.bell: 0
Backspace still results in an ear splitting beep.
Found another suggestion, to use
# kbdcontrol -b off #
Nope, still beeps.
My system details:
An old Gateway MD-78 series laptop (with Intel GM45 Express Chipset), without a hardware volume knob, and decidedly loud PC speaker volume.
I'm running FreeBSD 10.1.
# uname -a FreeBSD raktop 10.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE #0 r274401: Tue Nov 11 21:02:49 UTC 2014 email@example.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
newcons, and eventually found that I could turn the beep off with:
kbdcontrol -b quiet.off
which can be put into
/etc/rc.conf, to make the change permanent, as: