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[OS X] how deep is system sleep?

Message #1 - Posted 2001/05/11 - Richard Chang

I have OSX installed on a Rev A iMac 233 with 192MB of RAM.

Question: when the system goes to sleep, what kind of sleep is it?

On OS 9 there are different kinds of sleep for desktop and laptops. Even for desktops you can tell the machine whether to respond to network activity. It seems that OS X basically turns off the machine so it won't respond to anything (bad for servers and logging in remotely). Is there a way around this? I suppose I can tell the system not to go to sleep at all.

Richard

Message #2 - Posted 2001/05/11 - SPAM

If I forget to plug in my sleeping Lombard PowerBook (OS X 10.0.3), the battery will fully discharge during the night.

Whatever kind of sleep it is, its not as deep / efficient as sleep was under OS 9, etal.

Richard Chang <chang@nospam.com> poked a keyboard and produced:

I have OSX installed on a Rev A iMac 233 with 192MB of RAM.

Question: when the system goes to sleep, what kind of sleep is it?

On OS 9 there are different kinds of sleep for desktop and laptops. Even for desktops you can tell the machine whether to respond to network activity. It seems that OS X basically turns off the machine so it won't respond to anything (bad for servers and logging in remotely). Is there a way around this? I suppose I can tell the system not to go to sleep at all.

Richard

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