• Subject: RE: Beep when the screen changes
  • From: "Gary Kuznitz" <docfxit@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 14:11:46 -0800

Thank you.

That will certainly help, if during an upgrade I bring up a garbage screen 
so I can make it not be the active window.  It would also be nice if there 
was a way to send a page in case I want to leave the room where the 
console is.

Thanks a bunch,

Gary Kuznitz

> Assuming use of current CA client. Goto Appearance, click "Display 
Setup",
> click Sound and click on "Update Alarm". Will beep everytime anything
> changes on the AS/400 screen and it is not the active window. 
> 
> Will this help? I use when I am doing something else and it tells when it
> is asking for input.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Kuznitz [mailto:docfxit@calwest.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 1999 2:08 PM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Beep when the screen changes
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Has anyone discovered a program to run on a PC during an 
> upgrade/PTF/long AS/400 program run that would beep (and send a 
> message to a pager) (or at least be able to run a program) when the 
screen
> changes for any reason.  I've found (for lots of years) it's a waste of
> time to sit and stair at a screen waiting for the enter key to be hit
> during
> 
> an installation of OS/400.  It would of course be nice for IBM to 
> incorporate this function into the upgrade process but I guess they must
> like to sit for hours and watch the screen.  I would really like to find a
> simple PC program that could play a wave file and call a program so I 
could
> have it send a message to a pager if I wasn't right in front of the PC.  I
> know sending a numeric message to a pager can be done in a simple BAT 
file.
> 
> TIA,
> 
> Gary Kuznitz
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