Implementing a Python process when PC is idle?

Eric H. burnout at heathers.stdio.com
Tue Apr 18 20:17:01 CEST 2000


I don't know if this will help but a fellow who helps with the
setiathome project created a program that will run processes once cpu
load gets below a certain user set point. The binaries he has are for
SGI and Sun but he also has source that might help.. The page to find
this program is..

http://www.pattosoft.com.au/jason/idleize/

I use it on my Indigo2 and love it..I can control anything like this..I
think I can even use some of my raytracers with this..haven't tried yet
though...prolly will be next.. Hope this helps...and L8a


MikeZ wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
>     I would like to execute a Python process that gets executed when my
> Windows PC is in screensaver mode (so my PC can work when it is idle).
> 
>     Has anyone ever implemented this, or have an idea how this could be done
> ? I prefer to do this all in Python, including any Windows commands
> necessary to register the process as a screensaver.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> -Mike Z.

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