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Sleep and Wake Too Fast

Message #1 - Posted 2005/04/18 - Gary Morrison

I've noticed a crash problem in OSX. Well, I guess it's not technically a crash, but, well:

On several Macs, I've noticed that if I do something to put the system to sleep, and then immediately do something to wake it up before it does in fact completely go to sleep, the display goes permanently to sleep (completely dark), but many other things appears to keep functioning, as if it had not been put to sleep.

Have any of the rest of you noticed that? Have any of you figured out a way around it?

Thanks for the ideas.

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Message #2 - Posted 2005/04/18 - Bev A. Kupf

On Mon, 18 Apr 2005 12:49:37 GMT,
Gary Morrison (mr88cet@texas.net) wrote:

On several Macs, I've noticed that if I do something to put the system to sleep, and then immediately do something to wake it up before it does in fact completely go to sleep, the display goes permanently to sleep (completely dark), but many other things appears to keep functioning, as if it had not been put to sleep.

This has happened occasionally to me. Here's what makes it happen for me -- if I have OS X configured to log me out automatically after a certain period of inactivity. I use FileVault, and the display goes dark is no response is received as to whether space should be recovered in the FileVault drive.

Have any of the rest of you noticed that? Have any of you figured out a way around it?

A solution that works for me is to ssh into the OS X box, and then issue "killall loginwindow"

Beverly

Many a smale maketh a grate -- Geoffrey Chaucer

Message #3 - Posted 2005/04/19 - Gary Morrison

A solution that works for me is to ssh into the OS X box, and then issue "killall loginwindow"

Thanks for the suggestion. However, does that log you off completely, killing all applications, or...?

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Message #4 - Posted 2005/04/21 - Troubled Tony

Gary Morrison wrote:

A solution that works for me is to ssh into the OS X box, and then issue "killall loginwindow"

Thanks for the suggestion. However, does that log you off completely, killing all applications, or...?

Go ahead and type it, and let us know. ;-)

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