Subject: Re: screen doesn't wake up from sleep
From: Ryan Griffith (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jul 13 2000 - 23:21:01 MDT
David Mulder wrote:
> This may not be related at all, aside from symptoms.
> I have two Rev B iMacs, one of which has major problems waking up from
> sleep. After it goes to sleep it just won't wake up - the hard drive doesn't
> spin, the indicator light stays orange (sleeping). I have to pull the plug.
> Several other things (like can't turn off sleep mode, can't change startup
> volume [on both iMacs], can't load firmware updates, etc.) point to it being
> a PRAM problem. My boxes are past warranty and more-or-less useable as-is,
> so I haven't dug in to get any more clues. I have no idea how to test PRAM.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Paul J. Lucas [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2000 12:17 AM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: screen doesn't wake up from sleep
> > OK, I've been running my Lombard Powerbook for several months
> > now just fine: sleeping works perfectly. Lately, however, when
> > waking up from sleep, the screen doesn't turn back on. (I
> > haven't changed anything, honest!)
> > I resort to typing blind to restart the machine. The thing is
> > that it doesn't always happen, although the frequency seems to
> > be increasing. Also, it's never happened while running on AC
> > power, only the battery (but it doesn't happen every time while
> > on batter power). Hence, it's not clear whether it's a bug in
> > the X server or in PMUD (or something else entirely).
> > Other details:
> > - kernel 2.2.15-1.9.0
> > - X server: XFree86 3.3.6 Xpmac
> > - pmud 0.6-1
> > Anybody have any ideas?
> > - Paul
Actually, I have a question. How did you get it to go to sleep in the first
place? I've been trying to figure out how to do that for some time. Thanks.
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