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PCPPI(4) BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual PCPPI(4)
pcppi -- PC (ISA) control port driver
pcppi* at acpi?
pcppi* at isa?
isabeep* at pcppi?
sysbeep* at pcppi?
spkr0 at pcppi?
midi* at pcppi?
The pcppi driver handles resource allocation and device attachment for the ports related to
the ISA speaker in the traditional PC/AT ``design''. These are the ``system control port''
(which was implemented by the 8255 ``PPI'' in the XT, hence the name of this driver) at IO
When associated with an attimer(4) device, it is possible to change the pitch of the sounds
emitted through pcppi.
The pcppi driver provides its child devices with the ability to output simple tones through
the PC speaker. The speaker(4) and midi(4) devices use this to synthesize sounds. The
isabeep(4) and sysbeep(4) devices are helpers which the pckbd(4) driver uses as a substitute
for a ``keyboard beep'', because the PC keyboard hardware doesn't provide this.
acpi(4), attimer(4), isa(4), midi(4), pckbd(4), speaker(4)
BSD March 22, 2005 BSD
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