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[OSX] Classic dies during sleep?

Message #1 - Posted 2002/03/14 - Stan Randle

Maybe a third of the time I put my system to sleep for the night I wake the next morning, wake it up, and find that Classic is gone and needs to be relaunched.

Has anyone else had this happen to them? Is there a fix for this?

Message #2 - Posted 2002/03/14 - John Steinberg

Stan Randle wrote:

Maybe a third of the time I put my system to sleep for the night I wake the next morning, wake it up, and find that Classic is gone and needs to be relaunched.

Has anyone else had this happen to them? Is there a fix for this?

Check System Preferences --> Classic --> Advanced (Tab) and make sure Classic sleep is set to 'Never'.

Classic sleeps without incident on all of my Macs, so I don't have any further ideas here.

-John Steinberg ----------------------------------------------------------------- email: manbytsdog at hotmail dot com | http://nexstar.50megs.com/

Message #3 - Posted 2002/03/14 - Matthew Russotto

Previously, Stan Randle wrote:

Maybe a third of the time I put my system to sleep for the night I wake the next morning, wake it up, and find that Classic is gone and needs to be relaunched.

Has anyone else had this happen to them? Is there a fix for this?

There's a setting in Classic Preferences to put Classic to sleep. You might want to see if that has anything to do with it.

Matthew T. Russotto mrussotto@speakeasy.net =====
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Message #4 - Posted 2002/03/14 - Stan Randle

Matthew Russotto wrote:

There's a setting in Classic Preferences to put Classic to sleep.

What does it actually mean for Classic to go to sleep? That concept confuses me.

At any rate, I set Classic sleep to "Never" (thanks John S.) and we'll see if that does anything.

Message #5 - Posted 2002/03/14 - Onar Vikingstad

Stan Randle wrote:

There's a setting in Classic Preferences to put Classic to sleep.

What does it actually mean for Classic to go to sleep? That concept confuses me.

Well, when Classic goes to sleep it does not shut it down. It just "freezes" or stops that process, so it becomes inactive and takes almost no CPU-time. That way it'll be in the background and wake to life whenever you want to start a Classic application. Waking up the Classic Environment takes about 10 seconds on my iBook 500.

It's wierd if Classic just dies for you when the computer goes to sleep. That's not supposed to happen, and I doubt turning off Classic sleep will help the situation.

Onar Vikingstad - onar@vikingstad.com
http://www.vikingstad.com

Message #6 - Posted 2002/03/15 - Marc Bizer

Previously, Onar Vikingstad wrote:

It's wierd if Classic just dies for you when the computer goes to sleep. That's not supposed to happen, and I doubt turning off Classic sleep will help the situation.

It's a bug; I've seen it as well. Check the Apple discussion forums for more examples.

--Marc

Message #7 - Posted 2002/03/16 - Laurent Daudelin

In message , onar@vikingstad.com (Onar Vikingstad) wrote:

Stan Randle wrote:

There's a setting in Classic Preferences to put Classic to sleep.

What does it actually mean for Classic to go to sleep? That concept confuses me.

Well, when Classic goes to sleep it does not shut it down. It just "freezes" or stops that process, so it becomes inactive and takes almost no CPU-time. That way it'll be in the background and wake to life whenever you want to start a Classic application. Waking up the Classic Environment takes about 10 seconds on my iBook 500.

It's wierd if Classic just dies for you when the computer goes to sleep. That's not supposed to happen, and I doubt turning off Classic sleep will help the situation.

I concur with that, although I didn't test this. Having the ability to put Classic to sleep from OS X when it's been inactive (btw, what is Apple's definition of inactive? The menubar clock is always running...) after some time is very welcome, since this sucker always takes 5 to 10% of the CPU time when no applications are running.

And yes, from time to time, I have this problem when I put my Pismo to sleep. In my case, Classic drops into Macsbug so an ExitToShell will sometime keep it running.

-Laurent.
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