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Slow to sleep: pmset -g log question

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LA2Melbourne Calculating status...
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Mar 28, 2012 2:11 PM

Hi all,

 

My computer recently started taking about 30+ seconds to sleep. I have cleared the printer queue, checked CPU % in activity monitor, etc. Nothing seems to jump out. I ran pmset -g log in terminal and got this as the application that timed out:

 

* Domain: applicationresponse.timedout

- Message: Kernel PCShowServerPMWr com.apple.powermanagement.applicationresponse.timedout 30000 ms

- Time: 3/28/12 1:41:31 PM PDT

- Signature: PCShowServerPMWr

- UUID: 20CE1626-7FA4-40E3-A85A-CF0156A5B2F5

- Result: Noop

- Response time (ms): 30000

 

What is PCShowServerPMWR?? I've deleted it in activity monitor and it just pops right back up...Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • A H1 Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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    Jun 20, 2012 11:18 PM (in response to LA2Melbourne)

    Hi LA2Melbourne

     

    thanks for this tip.  We had a VERY SLOW initiation of sleep mode.  did the pmset -g log and came across the same  "PCShowServerPMWr" timing out at 30000ms...

     

    I did a web search on both "PCShowServerPMWr" and "NDSPShowserver", and apparently it is related to DirecTV2PC application people have been installing trying to watch DirecTV shows on the Mac.

     

    deleting the offending ~/Library/NDSPShowserver folder did fix our slow sleep mode.  Now it only takes a split second to go to sleep mode instead of hanging for like, 30 seconds.  I don't know what "Spotify" is, but thought I'd mention the link between the NDSPShowserver and DirecTV for other people who may come across this problem.

     

    so.. thanks!  saved me a pain of having to do a clean install of the OS to fix this.

  • jdguthrie Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 1, 2013 7:22 AM (in response to A H1)

    I would like to add to the discussion.  This completely fixed my issue.  Thank you LA2Melbourne & A H1.  And shame on you DirecTV!  haha

  • NEW_YORK_RICAN Calculating status...
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    Mar 17, 2013 10:31 PM (in response to LA2Melbourne)

    Delting the directv program worked for me also I'm so happy thanks soo much guys . The slow go to sleep delay was driving me crazy lol

  • Wgreene63 Calculating status...
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    Aug 9, 2013 6:18 AM (in response to LA2Melbourne)

    Search the web for EasyFind App. Install it. Use it to search for PCShowserver. Delete the files it finds. Restart. Test your sleep function.

     

    Hope this helps.

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