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iBook crash from sleep System
If I plug in my mouse while the iBook is sleeping (lid closed) when I wake it my screen comes up for a few seconds and then goes dead. Nothing will wake it, except a complete cold reboot. Also my freshly charged battery went totally flat. This happened twice with 2 different batteries before I realized what was happening. The same crash occurs with the power plugged in except the battery appears unaffected (as expected). I am posting this to Apple but thought I should warn everyone as it can stop you dead if power isn't handy.

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Me too!
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 29, '01 03:15:10AM

I have the same problem - in fact, I get this "black screen, but iBook on" crash even if I plug in or unplug the power adapter while it's sleeping. (Plugging anything in or out obviously notifies the OS, which doesn't handle it properly when it's sleeping, that's my guess).

So I've managed to train myself not to plug or unplug while it's sleeping, and waking/sleeping works beautifully now...hope they fix it soon, though.

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Ditto on a PowerBook
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 29, '01 05:54:27PM

This same thing happened to me on a PowerBook G3 (pismo), when I disconnected/reconnected the power supply. 'Thought it was just some isolated weirdness 'til I read the previous two posts.

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iBook insomnia?
Authored by: litedoctor on Apr 07, '01 01:09:43PM

I haven't experienced that, exactly, I just want to know why sleep eats so much more battery life in X than 9.x. In fact, I'm back to running 9.1 until something is done about the power management. Has anyone else had this problem?

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iBook insomnia?
Authored by: robg on Apr 07, '01 01:20:00PM

It's been fairly widely covered that it appears sleep isn't working well on PowerBooks, particularly if you have AppleTalk enabled. I'm assuming this is a "1.0" bug, and it will be addressed.

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