[mythtv-users] Intel Mac Mini Front Internal Speaker - how to disable?

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Thu Mar 22 02:41:58 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 22:36 -0400, Michael Freeman wrote:
> I've got a Mac Mini Core 2 Duo that started life as a Core Solo.
> I've gotten digital out to work...AC3 on HD recordings...but this high
> speed popping plays out the Mini's front speaker as the digital comes
> out correctly through the headphone (in optical out mode). 
> The front speaker's noise reminds me of what i get if I plug
> headphones into a headphone style coaxial digital output...how can I
> mute it>
> And how can I get KDE arts and Myth to play nicely with the digital
> output...basically I want all my audio to come out of the mini in
> digital form. 

I presume this is the internal speaker (don't own a mini so guessing)
much like those little speakers present in Desktops/laptops.

do you have the module pcspkr loaded or perhaps compiled into the
kernel? Try removing it and then it won't beep anymore.

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