Thread: new here...sleep ?
10-09-2006, 09:59 PM #1new here...sleep ?
hi- I'm new to this forum. I'm mostly on bmw forums.
I have had my mac since feb. 01. I have a dual 450 g4. For some reason I got the dvd-ram drive- not sure why- I never use it.
My mac still works awesome, especially after going from 9 to Tiger.
Recently I had this problem:
whenever I do not touch my machine for (often) less than a minute...
the hardrive spins down. Often it will happen when just reading or looking away for a minute. Then when I go back, there is a pause until the HD spins up again. Also the fan likes to run and run and run.....
It's starting to bug me and I was wondering if anyone has a tip.
I have reset the sleep to default.
TIA-joshuadual 450's G4- 17" studio
10-09-2006, 10:28 PM #2
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10-09-2006, 11:17 PM #3
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10-10-2006, 12:53 AM #4Originally Posted by PowerBookG4
I've tried on and off...set to default...etc.
matter a fact....I unchecked to not allow hd to sleep...and read 40 secs. more, and bam...she spins down again.
I knew I'd hear from a mod. too...
i guess i'll live with it. but it definatley has not been doing this long...30 secs...spin down.... :mad:dual 450's G4- 17" studio
10-10-2006, 01:51 AM #5
ok- it's going down hill...
you walk out of the room, come back- she's spun down.
anything else effect sleep (cause spin downs) besides energy saver?
this never started happening untill I messed w/ ES pref.
can I trash em like the old days?
i don't know- ima idiot on this one... :biohazarddual 450's G4- 17" studio
10-10-2006, 02:27 AM #6
Originally Posted by marleymon
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10-10-2006, 02:56 PM #7Originally Posted by Pulse-8
do what you gotta do huh?
If I knew- I wouldn't ask....still spins down when untouched for 30 seconds or less sometimes. Energy saver is straight forward and is not affecting / changing the issue at all.dual 450's G4- 17" studio
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