playing short tune via beep
Valiant (on laptop)
valiant65 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 15:35:04 UTC 2008
another huber cool thought of mine is to get a tts synth to just say what
the problem is. grins
----- Original Message -----
From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at rednote.net>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 9:59 AM
Subject: Re: playing short tune via beep
> John Heim writes:
>> Thanks. That's pretty close to what I was hoping for.
>> I'm setting up a bunch of servers that I'll be monitoring via nagios and
>> snmp. The nagios server is in my office so i want it to beep
>> depending on what is wrong. I guess i'll have to experiment with beep
>> until I get what I want. I started doing that but it's kind of a pain. So
>> examples like yours help.
> When I was creating these, I had a list of frequencies that
> corresponding, approximately, to musical pitches. So, I would simply
> invent melodic fragments and play with durations until it seemed about
> what I wanted.
>> I've also been toying with the idea of connecting a modem to the nagios
>> server and having it call my cell if something is really, really wrong. I
>> could easily get it to dial the phone but I have no idea how to send some
>> kind of audio file. i would imagine that's possible since telemarketers
>> it all the time.
> Do you ave accessible texting on your phone? You might more easily use
> a SMS gateway to send a text message. If you did that, you wouldn't need
> a payload in any telephone call. Your modem reinging your phone could
> simply function as an alarm. And, you'd know who the call came from via
> caller ID, so you'd know to check your SMS for the situation message.
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at rednote.net>
>> To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 9:29 AM
>> Subject: Re: playing short tune via beep
>>> I'm cleaning out my mailbox and came across this somewhat old post ...
>>> John Heim writes:
>>>> I'm writing a script to alert me if a server gets too hot. I'd like it
>>>> play a couple of different short tunes via the beep command depending
>>>> the temperature. Anybody have any beep recipes?
>>> I define the following in my /etc/bashrc, then simply use wherever:
>>> alias beep0="beep -f 330 -l 100 -d1 -n -f 277 -l 100 -d1 -n -f 330 -l
>>> 100 -d 1 -n -f 440 -l 330"
>>> alias beep1="beep -f 55 -l 40 -d 1 -r 3"
>>> alias beep2="beep -f 988 -l 180 -d 33 -n -f 831 -l 110"
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