Automator & Scheduling help needed

Discussion in 'macOS' started by sigamy, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. sigamy macrumors 65816

    Mar 7, 2003
    NJ USA
    I've searched on this for a while and can't seem to get the recommended solutions working.

    I have two external FW hard drives that go to sleep more than I want. When these drives go to sleep I'm left with beachballs, system slowdowns and errors in iTunes.

    So, I want to keep the drives awake. I wrote an Automator app to write a small text file to each drive. When I double click the app manually from Finder, it works fine.

    But I can't seem to schedule this app. I've tried Lingon and Cronnix. Neither work. The schedule just doesn't run. Maybe I have the settings wrong, not sure.

    I want this to run once ever hour, every day.

    Can anyone help me get this working?
  2. mikepro macrumors 6502

    Sep 3, 2010

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