On Tue, 01 Jul 2003 01:10:20 GMT, Greg Weston
Not really - a magic packet can still wake it up, or at least,>In article <9a1028df.0306300952.559d9d85posting.google.com >, Martin
>Farach-Colton <martinfarach-colton.com> wrote:
>>>> I have an old laptop running 10.2. I'd like to use it as a print
>> server, since my HP Officejet g85xi won't talk to my Airport Extreme.
>> When the laptop is on, everything is great. But if the laptop is
>> sleeping (which is how I'd like it to spend almost all of its time),
>> none of my other computers see the printer.
>They won't. When Macs are asleep they're _asleep_. Ain't nothing going
>on in those CPUs.
*should* be able to wake it up.
One could have a virtual printer, and when the packets hit the>Let me describe it this way: It's not supported and no-one better try
>to blame me if they fry a machine trying but in most or all G4 desktops
>you can hot-swap PCI cards while the machine's asleep because it's not
>>>> The ideal behaviour would be that my other computers could see the
>> printer, and that the laptop would wake up when I send a print job.
>But they're not going to be able to see it if it's not current present
>and if the machine sharing it is asleep...uh-uh.
'server', it could wake up. Yes, wayyyy too much work for a server
(servers should be on, and online) but it's possible...