G4 Sleep Oddity

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Quad 2.5 G5 =), May 17, 2009.

  1. Quad 2.5 G5 =) macrumors 6502

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    When I use my PowerBook 17", I sometimes put the laptop on top of my MacBook.
    In a minute or so, the PB will randomly go into sleep mode,(the display will go dark and the sleep light on the latch will pulse). Whatever I am doing will be saved, but the odd thing is I have to press the power button 2 or 3 times to wake it.

    I know that your first response will be "don't put a computer on top of another one when they are both running", but I am more curious why this would happen.
     
  2. dmmcintyre3 macrumors 68020

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    The 1.67 GHz PowerBooks had an issue with a thermal sensor (it is in the top case on mine [15 inch]) that would cause them to randomly go to sleep and be hard to wake back up.

     

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