Why system beeped?

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Why system beeped?

Postby hack3rcon » 2020-02-25 08:44

Hello,
When I launch a program like VirtualBox then my System beeped like when it wants to boot. How can I find the root of this beep?

Thank you.
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Re: Why system beeped?

Postby NFT5 » 2020-02-25 10:14

You've changed your sound preferences/theme.
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Re: Why system beeped?

Postby hack3rcon » 2020-02-25 10:40

NFT5 wrote:You've changed your sound preferences/theme.

No, When I run VirtualBox then it beeped and VM sound card enabled too.
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Re: Why system beeped?

Postby Chrisdb » 2020-02-25 13:31

The beep could indicate problems with configuration, hardware, software, ...

Did you check the VirtualBox logs? I believe the location is:
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$HOME/.VirtualBox/Machines/<vm name>/Logs
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Re: Why system beeped?

Postby CwF » 2020-02-25 14:39

I don't know why VB would do it, but using kvm with vfio I get those beeps when an irq is dangerously remapped, and again on close when it's re-remapped, de-remapped?

Maybe launch from a terminal and watch whatever feedback that gives, listening for the beep. Also keep a dmesg tail running. I think it's generally not good. I assume it is the motherboard beep we're talking about, present without any other sound hardware and not coming from your 'speakers'.
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Re: Why system beeped?

Postby stevepusser » 2020-02-25 22:19

Do you mean it beeps when you launch the Virtual Manager GUI, or when you start up a guest OS?

What version of VBox do you have installed, and did you get it from Debian or Oracle?
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