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Re: [Condor-users] KeyBoardIdle unreliable on Windows XP?

OK, seems KeyBoardIdle is reset when condor restarts; i.e. condor is
computing this,
not the OS.  Hmmm, could the manual mention that?  Better yet, could
condor use
an OS call to determine the value, so it would be accurate upon condor

Ralph Finch, P.E.
Dept. of Water Resources
Bay-Delta Office, Room 215-13
Sacramento, CA  95814

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> Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2005 10:56 AM
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> Subject: [Condor-users] KeyBoardIdle unreliable on Windows XP?
> condor -version
> $CondorVersion: 6.6.9 Mar 10 2005 $
> $CondorPlatform: INTEL-WINNT40 $
> The KeyBoardIdle attribute seems unreliable.  For instance, today is
> Sunday, and the following command reports all machines in our pool
> have been used within the last few minutes.  Hmmm, probably not.
> Is there something in Windows which periodically tricks KeyBoardIdle
> to reset?  Also noteworthy is that some VMs on the same physical
> desktop machine report slightly different values.