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[OSX] SETI@home and sleep

Message #1 - Posted 2001/09/09 - Andrew J. Brehm

Will MacOS X go sleep when the SETI@home screensaver is running?

I would try it but I don't want to find out that it didn't. Also, somebody might know by chance.

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Message #2 - Posted 2001/09/09 - Ralph Wade Phillips

Howdy!

"Andrew J. Brehm" <andrew@netneurotic.de> wrote in message news:1ezhmr3.fdui21vt07oaN%andrew@netneurotic.de...

Will MacOS X go sleep when the SETI@home screensaver is running?

Nothing else running SETI@home does. More to the point - why would you WANT it to?

If you want your PC to sleep, disable background apps such as SETI@home . Or don't worry about not sleeping.

I would try it but I don't want to find out that it didn't. Also, somebody might know by chance.

RwP

Message #3 - Posted 2001/09/09 - Andrew J. Brehm

Ralph Wade Phillips wrote:

Howdy!

"Andrew J. Brehm" <andrew@netneurotic.de> wrote in message news:1ezhmr3.fdui21vt07oaN%andrew@netneurotic.de...

Will MacOS X go sleep when the SETI@home screensaver is running?

Nothing else running SETI@home does. More to the point - why would you WANT it to?

Well, I currently have the normal OS X screensaver protect my screen when I leave the computer and then it goes to sleep after half an hour or so.

If you want your PC to sleep, disable background apps such as SETI@home . Or don't worry about not sleeping.

I don't want the machine to make noise during the night.

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Message #4 - Posted 2001/09/11 - Chris

The Mac should go to sleep with Seti running just like it would if any other application was open at the time.

-C

"Andrew J. Brehm" <andrew@netneurotic.de> wrote in message news:1ezhmr3.fdui21vt07oaN%andrew@netneurotic.de...

Will MacOS X go sleep when the SETI@home screensaver is running?

Message #5 - Posted 2001/09/11 - Andrew J. Brehm

Chris wrote:

The Mac should go to sleep with Seti running just like it would if any other application was open at the time.

Good. Thanks.

-C

"Andrew J. Brehm" <andrew@netneurotic.de> wrote in message news:1ezhmr3.fdui21vt07oaN%andrew@netneurotic.de...

Will MacOS X go sleep when the SETI@home screensaver is running?

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Message #6 - Posted 2001/09/15 - stan

Andrew J. Brehm wrote:

Will MacOS X go sleep when the SETI@home screensaver is running?

I would try it but I don't want to find out that it didn't. Also, somebody might know by chance.

Maybe. I have three Macs, all of which run SETI@home. One runs it just fine without any problems going to sleep. Another doesn't run it well at all. The third runs it fine some of the time, but not others. Try it for yourself and see how it works with your Mac configuration.

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