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OS X sleep issues

Message #1 - Posted 2002/03/29 - G.T.

This is the first time I've had this happen so hopefully it was an anomaly. This is with 10.1.3 and I do have an Adaptec 29160N card installed. Searching the knowledge base it appears that there have been issues with PCI cards and sleep but the problem I'm having isn't mentioned in any of the articles.

After waking my G4 all apps that had been running before it went to sleep were running fine after it woke. However, I couldn't start any new apps. When I did they would just bounce in the Dock. I had a couple things to do around here and just to rule out it taking awhile to wake properly I left my system for about 20 minutes. When I came back, there was no change.

So I figured logging out would kill everything. So I attempted to log in and after a few seconds it seemed to logging me out but it went to the blue screen with the cursor just spinning. I left for 10 minutes and when I came back it had not completed the log out.

Since I had no access to anything where I could shutdown properly I hit the power button.

Anyway, with UNIX X, depending on your setup, you can hit Ctrl-Backspace to kill the X Server. Are there any key combos in OS X to bring it to single user mode or to properly shutdown OS X?

Thanks, Greg

Message #2 - Posted 2002/03/29 - Verne Arase

On Thu, 28 Mar 2002 18:52:13 -0600, G.T. wrote
(in message <3CA3BAB5.60607@sbcglobal.net>):

This is the first time I've had this happen so hopefully it was an anomaly. This is with 10.1.3 and I do have an Adaptec 29160N card installed. Searching the knowledge base it appears that there have been issues with PCI cards and sleep but the problem I'm having isn't mentioned in any of the articles.

After waking my G4 all apps that had been running before it went to sleep were running fine after it woke. However, I couldn't start any new apps. When I did they would just bounce in the Dock. I had a couple things to do around here and just to rule out it taking awhile to wake properly I left my system for about 20 minutes. When I came back, there was no change.

So I figured logging out would kill everything. So I attempted to log in and after a few seconds it seemed to logging me out but it went to the blue screen with the cursor just spinning. I left for 10 minutes and when I came back it had not completed the log out.

Since I had no access to anything where I could shutdown properly I hit the power button.

Have you perchance installed the Palm Desktop software?

Just wondering, as I've had issues like this with their connection stuff enabled in login.

Anyway, with UNIX X, depending on your setup, you can hit Ctrl-Backspace to kill the X Server. Are there any key combos in OS X to bring it to single user mode or to properly shutdown OS X?

Sorry, don't know (or at least haven't found any way).

Message #3 - Posted 2002/03/30 - G.T.

Verne Arase wrote:

On Thu, 28 Mar 2002 18:52:13 -0600, G.T. wrote (in message <3CA3BAB5.60607@sbcglobal.net>):

This is the first time I've had this happen so hopefully it was an anomaly. This is with 10.1.3 and I do have an Adaptec 29160N card installed. Searching the knowledge base it appears that there have been issues with PCI cards and sleep but the problem I'm having isn't mentioned in any of the articles.

After waking my G4 all apps that had been running before it went to sleep were running fine after it woke. However, I couldn't start any new apps. When I did they would just bounce in the Dock. I had a couple things to do around here and just to rule out it taking awhile to wake properly I left my system for about 20 minutes. When I came back, there was no change.

So I figured logging out would kill everything. So I attempted to log in and after a few seconds it seemed to logging me out but it went to the blue screen with the cursor just spinning. I left for 10 minutes and when I came back it had not completed the log out.

Since I had no access to anything where I could shutdown properly I hit the power button.

Have you perchance installed the Palm Desktop software?

Just wondering, as I've had issues like this with their connection stuff enabled in login.

I don't have a Palm, so no Palm Desktop software either.

Greg

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