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Problems awakening from sleep

Message #1 - Posted 2005/02/16 - P K

System: G4 400 AGP with MacOS X 10.3.7
I've noticed that I have trouble awakening from sleep.

It does one of the three things:
1) wakes up but the clock in the menu bar is frozen
(the optional clock in the separate window works)
2) the desktop appears but the mouse/keyboard is frozen
3) the desktop appears briefly then flashes to gray.

Is this a software problem, or power supply or pram battery?

Thanks
--Paul

Message #2 - Posted 2005/02/17 - matt neuburg

P K wrote:

System: G4 400 AGP with MacOS X 10.3.7
I've noticed that I have trouble awakening from sleep.

It does one of the three things:
1) wakes up but the clock in the menu bar is frozen
(the optional clock in the separate window works)
2) the desktop appears but the mouse/keyboard is frozen
3) the desktop appears briefly then flashes to gray.

Is this a software problem, or power supply or pram battery?

I'm thinking it might be software or software / firmware, because I'm seeing lot of reports of this kind of thing on a lot of different machines. m.

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Message #3 - Posted 2005/02/17 - Erik

Previously, matt neuburg wrote:

P K wrote:

System: G4 400 AGP with MacOS X 10.3.7
I've noticed that I have trouble awakening from sleep.

It does one of the three things:
1) wakes up but the clock in the menu bar is frozen
(the optional clock in the separate window works)
2) the desktop appears but the mouse/keyboard is frozen
3) the desktop appears briefly then flashes to gray.

Is this a software problem, or power supply or pram battery?

I'm thinking it might be software or software / firmware, because I'm seeing lot of reports of this kind of thing on a lot of different machines. m.

Just for the record, my 700 Mhz eMac (thats had every sys update since it was new), has never had any sleep/wake issues of any description.

I use sleep all the time too... only shutting down once a week, unless something out of the ordinary comes up.

However, I too have heard some people have problems with it.

Erik

Message #4 - Posted 2005/02/17 - M-M

I have a G4/233 that also will not wake from sleep no matter what I try.

m-m

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