GNOME 2.0 Desktop for the Solaris Operating Environment Troubleshooting Guide

8.3 System Beeps Continuously


This problem is displayed on Sun Ray systems only. 

The system beeps continuously when I do the following: 

  1. Select the Enable keyboard accessibility option in the AccessX dialog.

  2. Select either of the following accessibility options:

    • Enable Toggle Keys

    • Enable Sticky Keys and Beep when modifier is pressed

  3. Press a modifier key or press a toggle key.


To stop the beeps, you must log out and log in again. Then, perform the following actions in the AccessX dialog:

  1. Deselect the Enable Toggle Keys option.

  2. Deselect the Beep when modifier is pressed option for sticky keys.