Bug#611425: nvidia-kernel-2.6.32-5-amd64: Installing nvidia driver silences bell

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Sat Jan 29 15:27:07 UTC 2011

reassign 611425 nvidia-graphics-drivers
tags 611425 + upstream moreinfo

On 2011-01-29 08:01, Joseph S. Riel wrote:
> Package: nvidia-kernel-2.6.32-5-amd64
> Severity: normal
> Installing the nvidia kernel module silences the bell that one should
> hear when executing
> echo -e "\a"
> The bell sounds in a virtual terminal, but not in an xterm.
> Purging nvidia (and restoring the nouveau driver) restores the bell.

Which driver version were you using? I assume this was 195.36.31 since
you use testing exclusively:

> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: 6.0
>   APT prefers testing
>   APT policy: (500, 'testing')
> Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Could you please test the driver currently in experimental
(260.19.something) and see if the problem persists?



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