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ibook sleep issues

Message #1 - Posted 2003/07/01 - ljj

I have a g3/800 ibook running 10.2.6 which suddenly started having issues with sleep and resume a few days ago. Now when I close the lid the backlight will either stay on or go off for a few seconds adn come back on again, at which point it will then go to sleep after about 10sec or just stay on. If it does sleep, it won't wake when I open it and I have to press the power button. It also seems to wake on its own sometimes such as when it is in its case, making it quite hot in addition to running down the batt. I reset the power management unit per the instructions on the apple web site. has anyone else experienced this or have any suggestions? thanks.

Message #2 - Posted 2003/07/01 - Barry Twycross

Previously, ljj wrote:

has anyone else
experienced this or have any suggestions?

I have the same problems with a 700NHz iBook, I have no suggestions apart from making a bug report to Apple. Yours should still be under its first year warranty, so you could even bug AppleCare about it.

AppleCare calls cost Apple money so it gets their attention.

Barry
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Message #3 - Posted 2003/07/01 - John Swartz

Don't know if this will help, but I've heard a fair amount of discussion about repairing disk permissions after installing some of the latest upgrades. You might give that a try.

John

ljj wrote:

I have a g3/800 ibook running 10.2.6 which suddenly started having issues with sleep and resume a few days ago. Now when I close the lid the backlight will either stay on or go off for a few seconds adn come back on again, at which point it will then go to sleep after about 10sec or just stay on. If it does sleep, it won't wake when I open it and I have to press the power button. It also seems to wake on its own sometimes such as when it is in its case, making it quite hot in addition to running down the batt. I reset the power management unit per the instructions on the apple web site. has anyone else experienced this or have any suggestions? thanks.

Message #4 - Posted 2003/07/02 - Tim Joseph

Previously, ljj wrote:

I have a g3/800 ibook running 10.2.6 which suddenly started having issues with sleep and resume a few days ago. Now when I close the lid the backlight will either stay on or go off for a few seconds adn come back on again, at which point it will then go to sleep after about 10sec or just stay on. If it does sleep, it won't wake when I open it and I have to press the power button. It also seems to wake on its own sometimes such as when it is in its case, making it quite hot in addition to running down the batt. I reset the power management unit per the instructions on the apple web site. has anyone else experienced this or have any suggestions? thanks.

This may have something to do with a dodgy reed switch. Several iBookers (incl. me) have had problems with resuming from sleep.

Is it just the backlight that's playing up? ie. can you still see your desktop (very faintly) if you shine a light behind your screen?

The only solution I found was to return the iBook to Apple for their repair (under warranty). You might want to try any other suggestions people have first.

Good luck.

Tim

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