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Works on iBook G4 1.33MHz
Authored by: emendelson on Nov 18, '05 05:00:22PM

As the heading says. With a current-model iBook G4, I can close the lid, wait for the pulsing sleep light to come on, remove the battery (and AC adapter if connected) - and then put back the battery, press the power button, and watch the machine re-emerge from sleep. Very nice - and something that every x86 laptop has had for years.



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Works on iBook G4 1.33MHz
Authored by: rawhead on Nov 18, '05 05:54:10PM

Uhh, you're talking about "Hibernate" right?

But has every Wintel laptop had the ability to be in regular "sleep" mode from which you can wake up in less than a second (actually, Wintel "sleep" is never that quick to wake up), then go into "hibernate" when the battery is running low or is suddenly removed?

I didn't think so.

I agree that not being able to selectively "force" a hybernate-like mode barring removing the battery after sleep is kinda sucky, but in terms of implementation, I love SafeSleep much better than what I can get on my Wintel machines right now (that is, each time I have to choose between sleep and hibernate)


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