After it sleeps, it's down for the count

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  1. Bolicious

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    I have a PowerMac Dual G5 2.0 with 1.5G of ram with 10.4.2 Tiger installed. Just recently over the last couple of days for some reason, after the computer has gone to sleep and I push a button on the keyboard to wake it, nothing on the OS X seems to work except for the mouse, and that is often delayed by about 20 seconds before it will operate. The desktop looks fine, but when you mouse over the dock nothing happens. The taskbar can't be clicked and it seems as if clicking is disabled all together.

    I end up having to hold down the power button to shut down and then turning it back on. As soon as it restarts, everything is good to go and it works fine again.

    Anyone have any suggestions? I don't even know if this is hardware related or software related.
     
  2. Devoidarex

    Devoidarex Rexversusu v.2.0

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    A simple thing to try is to download Onyx (a Mac tuneup/cleanup utility), run all the little tools, and then see if that speeds things up.

    I usually run it once a week.

    Other than that, I have no suggestions.

    Edit: http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/20070
     
  3. Skoles

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    Try rebuilding your permissions from the startup cd first.

    Also...has anyone used the newest TechTool Pro on Tiger yet? I was reading reviews on it and it seems to do more damage than good.
     
  4. Skoles

    Skoles Guest

    I tried that Onyx tool. Seems to be a little snappier now.
     
  5. Bolicious

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    Already rebuilt my permissions. Didn't do squat.

    No shit? I heard about that and was about to DL it. I'm glad I didn't then. :cool:
     
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    Hmmm. I'll have to try that.
     
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    Arhida OT Supporter

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    Can you actually hear the hard drive spin up when you wake the computer? If you don't, it is likely not getting enough power. Which may be a bigger problem.
     
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    Dunno. Can't really hear shit actually. Weird.


    Onyx tool didn't do squat. :dunno:
     
  9. clog

    clog NO SOUP FOR YOU!!!!11

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    still under warranty?
     
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    Thanks bro!

    I tried it last night and so far it seems to actually work. So we'll see if it stays workin :big grin:
     
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    Only a temp fix it seems. Back to doing the same shit again. :down:
     
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    u say u shut it down when its stuck in the sleep mode. Have u tried shutting it down before it goes to sleep?

    U called apple care yet?
     

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