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iMac sleep problems

Message #1 - Posted 2004/09/25 - K

Hello,
Could anyone please tell me if there has been a discussion of problems with iMacs waking from sleep?
This problem is occurring with an iMac G4 ?(circular stand model), system 10.2.6, probably 800 mhz, 256 ram, 40 gb hard drive. It is kept in Sleep mode, but on trying to wake it, approximately 1 of every 10 times, it either wakes to a Question Mark or a spinning beachball that keeps spinning.
Any advice appreciated.

Message #2 - Posted 2004/09/26 - Graley

With a G4 and system 10.3 I have always had trouble with sleep, and suggest that it never be used. The Mac needs to do diagnostics on shutdown and start up so it is best IMHO to shut it down when not needed for some time. The color monitor will not burn in.

Graley

Previously, K wrote:

Hello,
Could anyone please tell me if there has been a discussion of problems with iMacs waking from sleep?
This problem is occurring with an iMac G4 ?(circular stand model), system 10.2.6, probably 800 mhz, 256 ram, 40 gb hard drive. It is kept in Sleep mode, but on trying to wake it, approximately 1 of every 10 times, it either wakes to a Question Mark or a spinning beachball that keeps spinning.
Any advice appreciated.

Message #3 - Posted 2004/09/26 - Amos

On 2004-09-25 12:40:53 +1000, K said:

Hello,
Could anyone please tell me if there has been a discussion of problems with iMacs waking from sleep? This problem is occurring with an iMac G4 ?(circular stand model), system 10.2.6, probably 800 mhz, 256 ram, 40 gb hard drive.
It is kept in Sleep mode, but on trying to wake it, approximately 1 of every 10 times, it either wakes to a Question Mark or a spinning beachball that keeps spinning.
Any advice appreciated.

Have you got any USB devices plugged in? Does it do this when they aren't plugged in?

Amos

http://appletalk.com.au The Australian Macintosh Community

Message #4 - Posted 2004/10/05 -

I have the same thing with my soccerball iMac. See:

http://www.macintouch.com/maxtor.html

"K" <kaldav@labyrinth.net.au> wrote in message news:kaldav-4CF579.12405325092004@arachne.labyrinth.net.au...

Hello,
Could anyone please tell me if there has been a discussion of problems with iMacs waking from sleep?
This problem is occurring with an iMac G4 ?(circular stand model), system 10.2.6, probably 800 mhz, 256 ram, 40 gb hard drive. It is kept in Sleep mode, but on trying to wake it, approximately 1 of every 10 times, it either wakes to a Question Mark or a spinning beachball that keeps spinning.
Any advice appreciated.

Message #5 - Posted 2004/10/04 - Waiting

K <kaldav@labyrinth.net.au> wrote in message news:<kaldav-4CF579.12405325092004@arachne.labyrinth.net.au>...

Hello,
Could anyone please tell me if there has been a discussion of problems with iMacs waking from sleep?
This problem is occurring with an iMac G4 ?(circular stand model), system 10.2.6, probably 800 mhz, 256 ram, 40 gb hard drive. It is kept in Sleep mode, but on trying to wake it, approximately 1 of every 10 times, it either wakes to a Question Mark or a spinning beachball that keeps spinning.
Any advice appreciated.

Try quitting all applications before putting it into sleep mode.

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