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Problems on Waking from Sleep

Message #1 - Posted 2004/12/01 - TaliesinSoft

Frequently when I attempt to wake-up my Mac (OS X 10.3.6) from sleep it will not respond. The only option at that time seems to be a restart. If during the restart I select the account that was active when the Mac went to sleep the result is a kernel panic. If I select a different account things appear to be OK until I attempt to log onto the aforementioned account at which time I also get a kernel panic. If I then boot from a different drive and run the repair option of Disk Utility things seem to be back in order, at least until the next time the Mac goes to sleep.

Any suggestions?

Many thanks in advance!

-- James L. Ryan -- TaliesinSoft

Message #2 - Posted 2004/12/02 - David Magda

TaliesinSoft <taliesinsoft@mac.com> writes:

Frequently when I attempt to wake-up my Mac (OS X 10.3.6) from sleep it will not respond. The only option at that time seems to be a restart. If during the restart I select the account that was

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I notived the same issue with my PB with the recent upgrade to 10.3.6. I suspect that the update broke something. The only other recent change that I did was the Bluetooth 1.2 firmware update.

I've also experienced a lot more pauses in my day-to-day usage, especially noticeable when I'm playing an audio file (MP3s) from either iTunes or even the preview panel of the Finder.

Anyone else experience these things? I'm seriously considering in backing out 10.3.6 (is such a thing possible?).

David Magda <dmagda at ee.ryerson.ca>, http://www.magda.ca/ Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new. -- Niccolo Machiavelli, _The Prince_, Chapter VI

Message #3 - Posted 2004/12/02 - Stephen M. Adams

David Magda <dmagda+trace040726@ee.ryerson.ca> writes:

TaliesinSoft <taliesinsoft@mac.com> writes:

Frequently when I attempt to wake-up my Mac (OS X 10.3.6) from sleep it will not respond. The only option at that time seems to be a restart. If during the restart I select the account that was

[...]

I notived the same issue with my PB with the recent upgrade to 10.3.6. I suspect that the update broke something. The only other recent change that I did was the Bluetooth 1.2 firmware update.

Yes, I've seen this exact problem with my 17" powerbook - since I did the 10.3.6 upgrade it does not always wake up properly. I too did the Bluetooth update, so it's possible that the problem is related to that (I use a bluetooth mouse/keyboard at the office).

I've also experienced a lot more pauses in my day-to-day usage, especially noticeable when I'm playing an audio file (MP3s) from either iTunes or even the preview panel of the Finder.

I haven't seen this problem, but then again, my machine doesn't get super heavy usage (I might have a dozen aps going, but mostly I am using mail and the terminal for my work).

Anyone else experience these things? I'm seriously considering in backing out 10.3.6 (is such a thing possible?).

Good question - given the problem with waking up, I might consider it as well.

The question - has this been reported to Apple?

-Stephen

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Message #4 - Posted 2004/12/04 - Laurent Daudelin

In message , Stephen M. Adams <adamst@no.spam> wrote:

David Magda <dmagda+trace040726@ee.ryerson.ca> writes:

TaliesinSoft <taliesinsoft@mac.com> writes:

Frequently when I attempt to wake-up my Mac (OS X 10.3.6) from sleep it will not respond. The only option at that time seems to be a restart. If during the restart I select the account that was

[...]

I notived the same issue with my PB with the recent upgrade to 10.3.6. I suspect that the update broke something. The only other recent change that I did was the Bluetooth 1.2 firmware update.

Yes, I've seen this exact problem with my 17" powerbook - since I did the 10.3.6 upgrade it does not always wake up properly. I too did the Bluetooth update, so it's possible that the problem is related to that (I use a bluetooth mouse/keyboard at the office).

I've seen it once with my 17" even if I always put it to sleep which is several times a day. That time when it did not wake up, everything I tried failed. I finally found an Apple tech note recommending Shift + Command + Control + Power. I had tried Command + Control + Power but that didn't work. The sleep light would just continue pulsing. I was getting a little scared. That was shortly after the Bluetooth firmware update, a little over a week ago. Since then, I haven't noticed any strange behavior or error, this even during heavy load (Eclipse, Photoshop, Entourage, Word, Excel, Terminal, Safari, iTunes and a few others).

-Laurent.
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