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beige g3 sleep question...

Message #1 - Posted 2002/01/12 - brad

I just got a beige desktop g3
(266mhz, 640mb ram, 4gb & 6gb internal hd))
... rev b I believe...
anyway, when putting this computer to sleep, is it
normal for the fan to still be on? something is
still on, and I think it's the fan... anyway...
putting my g4 to sleep is like turning it off... no
sound at all...
any input would be appreciated...

thanks
brad

Message #2 - Posted 2002/01/13 - Tom "Tom" Harrington

From a remote bunker, brad (doomtownREMOVE@home.com) issued the following manifesto:

I just got a beige desktop g3 (266mhz, 640mb ram, 4gb & 6gb internal hd)) ... rev b I believe... anyway, when putting this computer to sleep, is it normal for the fan to still be on? something is still on, and I think it's the fan... anyway... putting my g4 to sleep is like turning it off... no sound at all...
any input would be appreciated...

That's the way my beige G3 always worked. I don't know if it's normal or not, but it would do this every time.

Tom "Tom" Harrington ------------ Decode to email: tph (at) pcisys (dot) net Take the skinheads bowling, take them bowling!

Message #3 - Posted 2002/01/13 - Gerry Wright

brad wrote:

I just got a beige desktop g3
(266mhz, 640mb ram, 4gb & 6gb internal hd))
... rev b I believe...
anyway, when putting this computer to sleep, is it
normal for the fan to still be on? something is
still on, and I think it's the fan... anyway...
putting my g4 to sleep is like turning it off... no
sound at all...
any input would be appreciated...

Brad,

In the Energy Saver control panel, under the Sleep Setup tab, have clicked on the "Show Details" button, and if so, have you selected the "Separte timing for hard disk sleep"? Also it's possible that the second hard disk is not being controlled by the Energy Saver controll panel.

Gerry Wright
ZoneZebra Productions
San Francisco

Message #4 - Posted 2002/01/13 - Tom Greene

There is a well-known sleep problem with beige G3s. Some sleep and some don't. I have a G3/300 that sleeps fine (no sound, disk spins down, light on front flashes about 1x/sec), but my G3/233 does not do to sleep (fan stays on etc.).

Tom wrote:

From a remote bunker, brad (doomtownREMOVE@home.com) issued the following manifesto:

I just got a beige desktop g3 (266mhz, 640mb ram, 4gb & 6gb internal hd)) ... rev b I believe... anyway, when putting this computer to sleep, is it normal for the fan to still be on? something is still on, and I think it's the fan... anyway... putting my g4 to sleep is like turning it off... no sound at all...
any input would be appreciated...

That's the way my beige G3 always worked. I don't know if it's normal or not, but it would do this every time.

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