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Re: [Condor-users] Condor with power saving PCs


> -----Original Message-----
> From: condor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:condor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dr R P Fletcher
> Sent: 03 July 2007 10:41
> To: Condor-Users Mail List
> Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Condor with power saving PCs
> On Mon, 2007-07-02 at 14:37, Smith, Ian wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > 
> > I've spent quite a bit of time recently getting Condor to work with 
> > our Win XP pool on PCs that employ power saving (that is 
> they shutdown 
> > after 30 min of inactivity if no one is logged on).
> > This was a good deal more fiddly than I first anticipated. 
> If anyone 
> > is interested I'll post the details here. With full 
> economic costing 
> > coming in in UK academia I think this could be a growing concern.
> Our classrooms are shutdown at night. Also, all desktop 
> machines (staff and students) now switch the monitor off 
> after 5 minutes of inactivity!
> So, please, any guidance etc would be useful.
> Can I suggest you write it all up and publish some web 
> pages/wiki? This way this Condor Community can have info with 
> more longevity. (Yes, I know about archives, but you know 
> what people are like when told to search them!).

If I ever find the time - it's difficult keeping the local user
documentation up to date. Also I'm not sure if our approach is 
useful at other sites. I'd be interested to hear.