failure to wake MBP from sleep when connected to TV display (in close lid mode)

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by kwfl, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. kwfl macrumors 6502

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    Aug 20, 2007
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    hi,
    i have a 32" TV display that i like to watch dvds, tv shows on.
    although its resolution is low at 1024-768, it is big and good for movies.

    anyway,

    i connect the TV display to my MBP and it shows up (mirroring turned on) (so both the displays and the MBP screen are at a resolution of 1024-768.
    i put the MBP to sleep by closing the lid
    waking it up, by clicking a mouse.
    it shows up for 3 seconds in the TV display and then sleeps again. (it is not bed time yet!)

    am i missing something here?. the only reason i want close lid mode is to dedicate the graphics card to the TV display so it may look nicer. and of course to save some battery.

    help please.
     
  2. firstyearprof macrumors member

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    Apr 16, 2007
    #2
    Hi -

    Everyone is having this problem. Check around the boards. It is frustrating I know :mad:. Supposedly Apple is "working on it" but its been screwed up since the last graphics revision over a month ago and no word yet...
     
  3. kwfl thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Aug 20, 2007
    #3
    That is really annoying,

    Thanks anyway.
     

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