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Re: [seul-edu] Sleeping Printer
Are you using a SCSI drive by
any chance? I had one with an undocumented jumper that, if memory serves, made
the drive sleep if it was missing. (Or maybe present.) . You might want to do a
web search for your drive model to see about those extra jumpers and switches
mysteriously scattered on the controller.
Hi SEUL FOLKS:
I continue to work on
our school Linux system -- big job, but much fun!
I have a
troubleshooting question: All our machines connect to a
computer-printer (just one at this point). Printing works
fine throughout the
day. However, if no one prints for a couple of
hours, the hard drive goes to
sleep. Thereafter, no luck with
printing until you wake the machine up with
the space bar or mouse.
I have checked the BIOS and disabled all power saving -- the
as well. But still it goes to sleep. The
print machine is an old P90.
I thought maybe there was a
"ping" type utility or "stayalive" utility that
keep the printer-computer operative. I know the usual solution is to
a dedicated network computer, but our school operates off of donated