Mac Pro shutting down itself after 2-3 days of inactivity

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by yomibro, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. yomibro macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2008
    #1
    For the past 2-3 weeks I noticed that if my MacPro is in sleep mode and it's not used for two to three days the system shuts-off by itself. I just came back from work today and noticed that the system is off, the last time I used it was this past Sunday.

    Is there any logs that I can check to see why it shutdown or recommendations on what to check for?
     
  2. Abidubi macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2009
    Location:
    Montreal
    #2
    Why would you leave it in sleep mode for 2 or 3 days? It's probably just fed up and decided to take a break. lol
     
  3. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

    Eidorian

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2005
    Location:
    Indianapolis
    #3
    I'd open up the Console to check all messages.

    You might be able to use the "last" command in Terminal to see the shutdown time of your last login.
     
  4. motox25 macrumors member

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2008
    #4
    Check "schedule" under power options to see if the MP is set to shut down after a period of time. Other than that maybe a power issue? Do you have it on a battery backup system?
     
  5. yomibro thread starter macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2008
    #5
    I show a crash on 3/4, other then that nothing until today's date when I turned it on after I came back from work.

    Tue Mar 10 16:28 still logged in
    Tue Mar 10 15:16 still logged in
    Tue Mar 10 15:12
    Wed Mar 4 18:08 - crash (5+20:04)
    Wed Mar 4 06:42
    Wed Mar 4 06:42
    Wed Mar 4 06:41 - shutdown (00:00)
     
  6. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

    Eidorian

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2005
    Location:
    Indianapolis
    #6
    Since you know the time(s) of the crash(es) try to see what shows up under All Messages in Console.app.
     

Share This Page