On Wed, 25 Feb 2009 09:37:43 -0500, Lewis G Rosenthal wrote:
>On 02/24/09 09:05 pm, Carl Gehr thus wrote :
>> Here's a new one for the books!
>> I was using the T60, writing a message, when my cordless telephone
>> [Panasonic - 2.4GHz] started ringing. Not unusual, but then the sound
>> on the TPad started a constant, high-pitched alarm-like tone. Only by
>> using the ThinkVantage [blue rectangle] button to mute the sound would
>> it stop.
>> I should also mention that, contrary to what some others have
>> experienced, the 'ThinkPad On-Screen Display' tool works for me to
>> raise/lower/mute the sound. This is why I instinctly pushed the 'mute'
>> Was it a coincidence? Or was there really a cause-effect action here?
>> Anyone else ever seen such a thing?
>I might expect the cordless phone to disrupt your Wi-Fi, but I've never
>heard of a feedback condition or an alarm sounding from the unit.
It was just a single, constant tone... I've had this kind of noise
before. I think it was caused by two different programs trying to
create sound at the same time.
>Does your model have Bluetooth in it (there would be an icon next to the
>Wi-Fi indicator)? Naturally, the BT won't do you any good under OS/2
>(yet - you never know when we may get support for BT), but the hardware
>could be awake...
T60 does have BT. I've never tried to use it. W/O looking, I
have no clue if it is ON/OFF. Since eCS has no support, I've
never bothered to look at it.