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Re: Need to get data out of damaged iBook

On Tue, 2003-05-13 at 23:42, Jack Moffitt wrote:

> This sounds like the sleep patch bug that has cooked a few ibooks
> (including mine some time ago).  Your data should be fine.  I sent mine
> to apple support and paid the $50 (conditional if they need to replace
> the hd and can back it up successfully) to have the data saved.  It came
> back fine, and they ddn't charge me the $50 which I assume meant that
> the harddrive didn't need to be replaced.
> Does anyone know if this problem is fixed in newer benh kernels?  I've
> been absolutely paranoid of sleep since this happened.

As far as I know, there is no sleep patch bug.

There may be a HW defect on some series of iBooks causing them to
eventually fry on sleep, but afaik, this is not related to a sw bug,
and may happen with OSX as well...


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