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Another sleep bug?
Authored by: muzzymate on Aug 18, '02 02:24:00PM

I've got a pretty infuriating problem with my Powerbook. It's only every so often but it's incredibly frustrating. I often close the display and have the computer go to sleep if I'm not going to be using it for awhile. When I want it to come out of sleep, I'll pull the lid open, the computer will come up and ask me to type a password to unlock the computer from the screen saver. I'll type in my password, hit the enter button, and it'll unlock the computer for a second or two before the screen saver reactivates and asks me to type in the password again. It will loop like this until finally I have to press and hold the power button down until it shuts off. This has happened in 10.1.5 and I would have hoped that wiping the hard drive and doing a clean install of Jaguar off of my friends new iMac computer (I have a copy on the way from Apple :) but wanted a chance to install it), but Jaguar does it too. Any ideas?

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Another sleep bug?
Authored by: mbuis on Aug 20, '02 08:46:39AM

Any chance you have the caps lock down?

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Another sleep bug? Fix for faulty latches.
Authored by: wkiri on Apr 01, '04 11:04:23PM

I've had this same problem, but it is usually caused by the laptop closing, and then getting bumped open and closed without getting to fully wake up or sleep. Since this is only an issue when I'm transporting it from home/work/travel, it only happens when it's on battery power, and therefore one solution is to "disable wake from sleep when the lid is opened, when battery power is used". You can do this with:

sudo pmset -b lidwake 0

I hope this solves your problem, too.


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