Snow Leopard and Epson

I just noticed this in my logs:

9/13/09 8:12:01 PM[4485] ([6796]) posix_spawn(“/Library/Printers/EPSON/InkjetPrinter/EPW/”, …): No such file or directory

What’s really annoying is that it happens every 10 seconds. Anyone know how to turn off whatever is trying to do this? I don’t have any Epson equipment.

Let’s try deleting /Library/Printers/Epson. Nope that didn’t do it.

OK. I think I found it. The trick is to delete /Library/LaunchAgents/ and restart. Let’s try that.

4 Responses to “Snow Leopard and Epson”

  1. JD Says:

    Ah, proprietary Unix. Gotta love it.

  2. C. Doley Says:

    Yep. Because the one nice thing about Linux is that it never has any cryptic log messages.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Hey, thanks for the brief how-to. I stumbled across your posts from Google, after wondering that the heck is eating all my CPU!? I have that dang script running, and I’m on Mac OSX 10.6.1. I’m a total UNIX n00b, so can someone help me with the exact command to type into Terminal? I just really don’t want to do a recursive delete all… please. I can barely type into this box…. HALP!
    Thanks in advance.

  4. Anonymous Says:

    Nevermind, I got it. I had to manually remove them from the folder. The permissions are so strict even using “rm /Library/LaunchAgents/” doesn’t work with Admin password. So, for all you reading this… manually find the files, zip them all, move them somewhere for “storage”, and drag to the trash manually. Macworld Magazine suggests disabling them, but that seems idiotic. Apple Forums were no help.

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