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Clamshell iBook won't stay asleep with lid closed

Message #1 - Posted 2003/12/21 - LRodgers

Hi folks,
My older firewire Clamshell iBook (OS 9.2.2) no longer stays asleep when the lid is closed. The hard drive seems to cycle between sleep and activity every couple seconds. Is this apparent hardware problem easily repaired?

Many thanks in advance!

L.Rodgers

Message #2 - Posted 2003/12/21 - Phyllis Evans

Have you checked to see that the keyboard is seated all the way and that nothing is hitting the keys when you shut it? Also, do you have any peripherals connected to it?

Previously, LRodgers wrote:

Hi folks,
My older firewire Clamshell iBook (OS 9.2.2) no longer stays asleep when the lid is closed. The hard drive seems to cycle between sleep and activity every couple seconds. Is this apparent hardware problem easily repaired?

Many thanks in advance!
--
L.Rodgers

Message #3 - Posted 2003/12/21 - LRodgers

Previously, Phyllis Evans wrote:

Have you checked to see that the keyboard is seated all the way and that nothing is hitting the keys when you shut it? Also, do you have any peripherals connected to it?

Previously, LRodgers wrote:

Hi folks,
My older firewire Clamshell iBook (OS 9.2.2) no longer stays asleep when the lid is closed. The hard drive seems to cycle between sleep and activity every couple seconds. Is this apparent hardware problem easily repaired?

Many thanks in advance!
--
L.Rodgers

Phyllis . . . Thanks for the tip that solved the problem. Somehow one of the tabs that fasten the keyboard had come unlocked. When that was fixed, the sleep/wake cycling stopped! I'm embarrassed I didn't think of looking at the keyboard myself.
--
L.Rodgers

Message #4 - Posted 2003/12/21 - Phyllis Evans

Previously, LRodgers wrote:

Previously, Phyllis Evans wrote:

Have you checked to see that the keyboard is seated all the way and that nothing is hitting the keys when you shut it? Also, do you have any peripherals connected to it?

Previously, LRodgers wrote:

Hi folks,
My older firewire Clamshell iBook (OS 9.2.2) no longer stays asleep when the lid is closed. The hard drive seems to cycle between sleep and activity every couple seconds. Is this apparent hardware problem easily repaired?

Many thanks in advance!
--
L.Rodgers

Phyllis . . . Thanks for the tip that solved the problem. Somehow one of the tabs that fasten the keyboard had come unlocked. When that was fixed, the sleep/wake cycling stopped! I'm embarrassed I didn't think of looking at the keyboard myself.

Comes under the heading of ≥been there, done that.≤ ;-)

Message #5 - Posted 2003/12/22 - Phyllis Evans

Previously, LRodgers wrote:

Previously, Phyllis Evans wrote:

Have you checked to see that the keyboard is seated all the way and that nothing is hitting the keys when you shut it? Also, do you have any peripherals connected to it?

Previously, LRodgers wrote:

Hi folks,
My older firewire Clamshell iBook (OS 9.2.2) no longer stays asleep when the lid is closed. The hard drive seems to cycle between sleep and activity every couple seconds. Is this apparent hardware problem easily repaired?

Many thanks in advance!
--
L.Rodgers

Phyllis . . . Thanks for the tip that solved the problem. Somehow one of the tabs that fasten the keyboard had come unlocked. When that was fixed, the sleep/wake cycling stopped! I'm embarrassed I didn't think of looking at the keyboard myself.

Comes under the heading of ≥been there, done that.≤ ;-)

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