sensors.conf: explain how to enable/disable beeps

Aurelien Jarno aurelien at jarno.name
Mon May 10 15:10:34 CEST 2004


On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 05:16:23PM -0700, Philip Pokorny wrote:
> I'd suggest you not use the term "globally" as that implies (to *me* 
> anyway) that it applies to all chips in the system, when in fact it only 
> applies to the chip in which it appears.
You're right. I didn't think to the fact that this file is the same for
all chips when writing this comment.

I fixed it using your suggestion, please find a new patch attached.


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diff -urN lm_sensors2.orig/etc/sensors.conf.eg lm_sensors2/etc/sensors.conf.eg
--- lm_sensors2.orig/etc/sensors.conf.eg	2004-05-10 14:55:55.000000000 +0200
+++ lm_sensors2/etc/sensors.conf.eg	2004-05-10 14:52:16.000000000 +0200
@@ -221,6 +221,19 @@
 # yet supported; spaces at the end are ignored, though.
 #
 #
+# BEEPS
+# -----
+# Some chips support alarms with beep warnings. When an alarm is triggered
+# you can be warned by a beeping signal through your computer speaker. It
+# is possible to enable beeps for all alarms on a chip using the following 
+# line:
+#
+# 	set beep_enable 1
+#
+# or disable them using:
+#
+# 	set beep_enable 0
+#
 ##########################################################################
 #### Here begins the real configuration file
 
@@ -312,6 +325,8 @@
 # the CPU temperature.
 #    label temp "M/B Temp"
 
+# Uncomment the following line to enable all beeping globally
+#    set beep_enable 1
 
 chip "lm75-*"
 


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