Safe Sleep on Mac OSX

I thought it might be a good idea to turn on “safe sleep” (or Suspend To Disk) instead of the default “Suspend To RAM”; the motive was to save some batterry power whicle I move the laptop. Turns out that this was extremely painful when your system has 4G of memory.

It takes almost 20s to resume from disk. Might aswell just shutdown and restart instead. No more deep sleep for me.

By Shanker Balan

Shanker Balan is a devops and infrastructure freelancer with over 14 years of industry experience in large scale Internet systems. He is available for both short term and long term projects on contract. Please use the Contact Form for any enquiry.