mac G3 with System 9.1 and PCI USB card won't wake up

Discussion in 'Apple' started by steve bales, Jan 13, 2004.

  1. steve bales

    steve bales Guest

    I have a problem. I have a solution. I have a Mac G3 with a added PCI
    Card to allow USB devices to be used. I have been running System 9.0.4
    for ever, and had no problems. I have several USB devices plugged in
    to the to PCI card, including a printer, optical mouse, external USB
    CD Burner (SONY), flashcard reader, etc. When I upgraded to System 9.1
    from 9.0.4 I noticed a problem. More often than not, I could not get
    my Mac to wake from sleep. I had to reboot to get it to come back to

    I accidently discovered a work around. Seems if I turn off my Sony CD
    Burner with the power button on the front of it, my mac will ALWAYS
    wake up. I don't now why this is, but since I don't use the burner
    much at all, it is no problem keeping it turned off, and this solves
    the sleeping problem.

    Thought you might like to know this.
    steve bales, Jan 13, 2004
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