using the pc speaker as sound card

Nick Gawronski nick at
Fri Aug 3 14:44:29 EDT 2007

Hi, With the speakup modified debian kernels would it be possible in then 
ext release if this driver could be added?  Why is it not already in alsa?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Samuel Thibault" <samuel.thibault at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Friday, August 03, 2007 2:23 AM
Subject: Re: using the pc speaker as sound card

> Gregory Nowak, le Thu 02 Aug 2007 20:51:59 -0700, a écrit :
>> I stand to be corrected, but I don't believe that gnu/linux allows you
>> to use the pc speaker as a sound card.
> "its mono, its 6 bit and the sampling rate is too low to specify:)"
> (it seems to be 18KHz, not that bad, it's better than the phone)
> Samuel
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