InsomniaX

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Version: 0.5/1.3.5/2.1.1

Description:
It always has been a missing feature: disabling the sleep mode on a Apple Laptop. Who does not want to use it as a big juke-box or go warwalking. The best looking server ever, especially at about one inch height. This small utility is what you will want, this small utility acts as a wrapper to the Insomnia kernel extension.

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History:
InsomniaX was coded as a way to test the use of Insomnia in MultiAlarm, how ever becuase it held more potential in other areas and would allow users to use this handy feature with out buying a program like “Sleepless”

InsomniaX then recieved later updates which enabled a inbuilt “Jiggler” feature along with new icons and cleaner interfaces which included a log viewer to help diagnose the use of Insomnia

InsomniaX is slowly developing into a viable tool as it has completed its task in testing Insmonia but is being kept as a active project to keep as a alterative to “Sleepless”

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Note: InsomniaX is PASSIVE!
This means that unless another program has interfered with the operations of InsomniaX, once you reboot your system it will be completely removed from the system until you start InsomniaX and activate its features.

If after a reboot or during boot you exhibit issues, these are not related to InsomniaX. (The only exception is if you have InsomniaX in your startup items for your login)

Uninstalling/Repairing InsomniaX
The most common ticket in the help desk regarding issues with InsomniaX or requesting instructions on how to remove InsomniaX, below is a simple step list of what is required to completely wipe out InsomniaX. If any problems exist after removing InsomniaX it should not be related to Insomnia as it works as a passive changing, in other words once its unloaded all changes are moved (Especially after a reboot any trace should be gone)

  1. Reboot the machine
  2. Ensure InsomniaX is not running
  3. Enter in terminal : defaults delete com.semaja2.InsomniaX (use net.semaja2.insomniax for InsomniaX 2.1 +)
  4. Delete ~/Library/Application Support/InsomniaX (Use the terminal command “sudo rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/InsomniaX”
  5. Delete /Applications/InsomniaX.app
  6. If reinstalling download latest version from MacUpdate

449 thoughts on “InsomniaX

  1. semaja2

    I have not performed and major tests on machines, but my ibook runs just a couple of degrees above normal temps with lid closed.

    How ever i would say not to allow your machine to go anywhere over 50c as it may affect the screen, if people would be kind enough they could post their temps here comparing the temps

  2. So, you are saying literally that you are publishing this without any warning to Powerbook and MacBook owners who can fry their computers if leaving them overnight with the lid closed?
    Just asking, ’cause I published on my site a newsitem about your app!

  3. semaja2

    Some forums argue over if the machines do recieve damage from having the lid closed, but i do provide a warning that it may cause damage.

    I know this isnt very conviencing but i am unable to test this under the conditions that others will, my best advice is to just keep a eye out every so often making sure it doesnt go above 50c (This is my recomendation as mine is still fine)

  4. does not load on my macbook with tiger updated.

    choo:~/Desktop dade$ sudo kextload Insomnia.kext
    8Insomnia is not compatible with its superclass, 9IOService superclass changed?
    kextload: a link/load error occured for kernel extension Insomnia.kext
    load failed for extension Insomnia.kext
    (run kextload with -t for diagnostic output)
    choo:~/Desktop dade$

  5. Sequence

    Hey, I’m the one on Macrumors who did the icon ;) The reason why this is 100% safe is that it’s an Apple supported feature, let me explain: The new intel macs notebooks have the ability to run in clamshell mode (lid closed, with an external monitor and mouse / keyboard set. I can’t see the difference “Insomnia mode” and “Clamshell mode”, I could be wrong but I think it’s 100% safe to run this app.

  6. How does one turn the jiggler off?
    I can no longer enjoy full-screen QuickTime video without the controls popping up every four seconds. Even with the .kext unloaded it does this. Please help!

  7. semaja2

    to disable the inbuilt jiggler use “defaults write com.semaja2.InsomniaX Jiggle 0″

    Restart the machine just to be sure

    How ever the inbuilt jiggler is there for a reason, some laptops will force the shutdown unless a program like Jiggler is running.

  8. Barry Margolin

    With this loaded, the screen no longer dims when the computer is inactive. How do I get that back?

  9. semaja2

    This is becuase of the Jiggler disable it in preferences and restart InsomniaX and reload Insomnia and it should not load Jiggler with it

  10. Barry Margolin

    When I disable the Jiggler, the screen will dim when the computer is idle, but then I can’t get it to undim without opening the lid. Otherwise, it will brighten for a few seconds, and then go dark again.

  11. Erica

    This was just the application I had been looking for! It worked flawlessly at my desk, but when on the go to class, I’d unload and my powerbook was OFF. I thought my battery had died, yet it was still at over 80 percent. Am I missing something?

  12. Erica: Could you please use the support system for 1 on 1 help in this case.

    I would suggest you make sure its loaded after the power cable is removed, and wait a few minutes before trying to close the lid.

  13. Terry

    Hi,

    Many thanks for the great software, which is doing the trick for me and my TiBook 550 ‘web server’. One question, how can I load insomniaX automatically at reboot?

  14. semaja2

    Terry:

    I may think about making a installer to some how install Insomnia along with jiggler so all the server op has to do is make the user auto login.

    How ever at the moment there is no method to make InsomniaX load on system startup, sorry about this

  15. Mike

    Is there a way to permanently enable the kext? We’d like to make laptops stored in a cart stay awake so we can administer them when they’re not in use by students. When I copy the kext into /System/Library/Extensions it won’t load, either during startup or when invoking kextload, but I can load it from its home inside the InsomniaX.app bundle.

  16. @Mike:

    Hey,

    Be sure you are chowning the file correctly should be root:wheel once thats done kextload will load it.

    You could also attempt to add it as one of the startup scripts

  17. Clif

    Any way for it to keep Airport on with the lid closed? I have it loaded and while everything else seems to stay running, Airport doesn’t.

  18. compguy11

    I also just installed 10.4.8 and seemed to have the same problem. InsomniaX says its loaded, but no effect.

    Please fix soon!

  19. Martin

    One day i bought myself a firewire cable to connect my powerbook to my imac. I booted the powerbook in target disk mode, found that it actually works with imac, and forgot the whole stuff. After a few minutes, not thinking fully what I’m doing i put the powerbook into my backpack where it usually goes and charges all night. With the FW and power cables connected and powerbook in target disk mode.

    Music was playing, it was sunday noon etc…

    About 12 hours later, when i went to bed and had turned off all machinery in the room, i still heard strange humming somewhere… hmmm… it was coming from my backpack!

    Now, the computer had been inside a closed backpack for about 12 hours, working at full speed, the fans were at full speed, computer almost had melted some of the syntetic materials of the bag, it was so hot that i could not touch it.

    I opened the lid – it was still working. The fans were at full speed at least 10..15 minutes trying to cool the 80+ degrees (C)machine

    Baseline: don’t forget that your computer can be still working if the lid is closed. Also, it’s a damn good machine – I’m writing this post using the same powerbook. It survived without problems (don’t buy my PB if i want to sell it!)

  20. Rienk

    Hello,
    I’ve been annoyed with the lid-closed=sleep mode when listening to music from my macbook and I was looking around and found this and sleepless. Both don’t work, the computer goes to sleep when I close the lid… Maybe also because I loaded earlier today the Mac OS X 10.4.8??

  21. Dillon

    Rienk, 10.4.8 seems to break InsomniaX. So that is probably your problem. semaja2 is working on a fix so just wait patiently and I’m sure it wont be long until he has is working again.

  22. Rj

    ahhh do something about mac update 10.4.8 !! THIS PROGRAM NO LONGER WORKS IF U HAVE UPDATED TO THIS LEVEL BEWARE

    Please come up with a fix soon!

  23. jkr801

    doesnt work on macbook pro os x 10.4.8 i want to turn on a torrent and itunes before i go to bed and shut the lid and still have my computer going but it just goes to sleep even with this program on any fixes?

  24. Rienk

    I’m very sorry, but SLEEPLESS (The free version that leaves a ‘please register’ window open on your screen) works now while that also didn’t before…….. Haven’t tried insomnia again (which I prefer, since it’s real freeware)
    Sorry about the confusion

  25. Hello!

    Please, Riennk, contact me (*protected email*) and tell me what did you do to enable SleepLess (insomnia.kext inside it) again?

  26. I tried turning it on and off and restarting and it didn’t work; the one time it seemed like it worked it just froze up and didn’t turn off. If any testing needs to be done at risk of hardware, I can do it.

  27. Tom

    Please give me back my caffeinated angry blue dude!!!! Sleepless is unpredictable and has the nag screen as well. Damn you 10.4.8.

    Any idea why this functionality isn’t in OSX from the start? I had a cheap XP laptop that gave let you configure what happened when the screen was closed (Sleep, Shut Down or Nothing) I would like to close my Macbook and let torrents and iTunes run as normal. Is it a heat issue?

    Tom

  28. InsomniaX would be unnecessary, if this functionality was included as a standard system feature. I don’t think author wants this happen. :)

    By the way, how’s the progress, Semja? Is update (solving the 10.4.8. issue) coming soon?

  29. semaja2

    Unfortunately at the time of this posting i do not have any updates on the Insomnia problem, as it is now i may have to release my upcoming products with a warning slapped on them regarding this issue.

    However i would be happy if this was included in the MacOSX as i do not like the idea for users to have to search for software like this, altough i must admit i do like the some what fame :P

  30. semaja2

    Sorry there seems to be no way to down grade, the only way would be to reinstall, possibly a archive and install.

    You would want to make sure you have the 10.4.7 update and backed up before you try this.

    I dont know if i want the fame of turning such a beautiful machine into a MP3 Player:P only thing i can wish for is the occasional donator which dont happen unfortunately :( Guess i shouldnt ask for money really.

  31. mr.yesterday

    Now this is weird: I have the same story–wanted my MacBook Pro to stay awake with the lid closed, got annoyed that it’s not a standard feature, googled it,tried Sleepless, not happy, tried InsomniaX, loved it. (Though the loaded/not loaded behavior is a little weird–but I’ve got the hang of it.) Stopped working with OS 10.4.8, couldn’t figure it out, googled it, sighed.

    But now–all of a sudden–my MacBook Pro plays iTunes (stays awake, I assume) with the lid closed–and InsomniaX isn’t even running!??!?

    Weirdness.

  32. mr.yesterday

    Update: restarted (other things were getting buggy; iTunes column headings corrupted, evrything slow) and now the behavior has disappeared.

  33. mailman199

    Any chance of an update for 10.4.8. This really is a must have utility, and I think SleepLess is also broken with 10.4.8.

  34. Rienk

    Early october i said sleepless was working, but not any more. Must have been a similar isse as ‘yesterday’ had.
    Let’s all email apple about this bug (=the missing feature of staying awake with lid closed)

  35. Ken

    I just gotta say, I love my Mac but one thing that I learned early in the Windows world was the limitations of hardware. Do Macbooks run hot? Yes. Are they designed to run closed? Yes. They are designed from the factory to run while they are closed. What I mean is regardless of whether Apple designed them to run in closed lid mode while untethered to power or a mouse etc… They will without a doubt run while closed when you are plugged into power and a mouse. Would it not stand to reason then that heat is not going to melt your Macbook/Pro into your desk when it is closed and running on InsomniaX. BTW My Black Macbook is running 10.4.8 and it sleeps when the lid is closed and untethered.

  36. raccoon

    Exactly. I was wondering why people are afraid that they might fry their macbooks when using the utility to have the lid closed. It HAS ALWAYS BEEN meant to operate without harm lid closed anyway, except you’d have to plug in the power.

  37. I am sure a lot of people have already been doing this, but maybe not everyone is aware. A temporary solution to the 10.4.8 problem is to plug a usb mouse into the Macbook before you close the lid. Then close the lid and click the mouse a few times. The Macbook will then stay awake. You can then remove the mouse and it stays awake. It’s sorta annoying to deal with, but better then nothing.

  38. semaja2

    I have no idea what it will run on in the future. If beta testers of either would like to test it ill be glad to give them support on it.

  39. semaja2

    I have found the source code, but it far out of me league to fix it.

    We can only hope that 10.5 or 10.4.9 fixes the problems, for the mean time 10.4.8 intel is no longer supported

  40. pini

    so, there is one beta release of SleepLess, with some constraints but yet working on 10.4.8.
    I would however prefer InsomniaX to run… can you maybe adapt your application by looking up how the guys from SleepLess solved the main problem?

  41. Moving the Insomnia.kext from SleepLess to InsomniaX works just the same as SleepLess, the system stays on and working but the screen remains off. So to get come back on you have to disable InsomniaX and have it go to sleep and open up. By adding keyboard commands to the InsomniaX functions it’s easy to do.

  42. Alex

    Matthew Callis is absolutely right: you can now get InsomniaX working on 10.4.8!

    I followed his directions but I’ll just lay them all out so it’s completely clear for anyone that wants to the same thing:

    1) Download both InsomniaX and Sleepless

    2) Right-click on Sleepless -> Show Package Contents. Navigate to Contents -> Resources. Copy the folder Insomnia.kext.

    3) Right-click on InsomniaX and again, Show Package Contents -> Contents -> Resources. Paste the folder in here. It’ll ask for your password.

    4) In System Preferences -> Keyboard and Mouse, assign shortcuts (I made mine global) for Load and Unload. Mine are Apple+9 and Apple+0.

    5) Now InsomniaX will work, and your laptop will stay running with the lid closed. As Matthew said above, when you open it, the display won’t come on. Here’s where the shortcuts come in.

    Unload InsomniaX (Apple+0 in my case), then close the lid again. The laptop will go to sleep as usual, and you can then resume from sleep as you normally do.

    Congratulations on this discovery!

  43. Stephen

    I love insomniaX, but am having the same problem that other users are having…the dreaded 10.4.8 issue. Thanks Alex for laying out the instructions above, but I tried to follow them and couldn’t get it to work. Specifically, once I’ve copied the Insomnia.kext folder from Sleepless, I’m not able to paste into the InsomniaX package. “Paste” is not an option when I right click, and it’s greyed out in the Edit menu. I also tried to drag-n-drop, but no luck. I was also never asked for my admin password.

    Any suggestions? Thanks again.

  44. Stephen

    Ok, I figured it out – between steps 2 and 3 above, there should be an intermediate step: 2a. Install InsomniaX. It was not possible to copy from one package to the other without first installing InsomniaX. Maybe this is obvious to some folks, but I’m a Mac newbie (missing my power consumption options in WinXP :) ), so maybe this extra info will help somebody.

    Now if I could just figure out how to make the keyboard shortcuts work…google, here i come…

  45. wing

    I tried following the steps Matthew Callis showed but I could not get InsomniaX working. I got a black screen when I closed and opened the lid, and the Macbook would not wake up. I had to do unload then load then the Macbook MAY wake up.

  46. Russell Hickingbottom

    I read the disclaimer about it not working with 10.4.8 but I figured what the heck, I’d try it anyways. I tried SleepLess and didn’t like it at all – very cumbersome.

    Anyways, my MacBook still sleeps when the lid is closed, but if I click the mouse a few times and press the spacebar on my external keyboard, it wakes up again.

    So it isn’t perfect, but hey it’s free and it is serving my exact need despite the workaround.

    You take PayPal? I want to give YOU the $9.50 SleepLess charges ;)

  47. Devon

    download smc fan control (google smcfancontrol) in order to control your fans and keep your macbook cooler while the lid is closed to prevent overheating.

  48. calstars

    Sorry to hear this doesn’t work with 10.4.8. I could really use this program. Thanks for all the development work so far!

  49. semaja2

    I have a inside build of InsomniaX, which features the needed requirements for the new Insomnia extension.

    If any one is willing to test this build please contact me through the support system

  50. If you figure out how to make it work on 10.4.8, I’d love to know. I was really disappointed to see I can’t control my MacBook’s sleep…

  51. Sarkazein

    I followed Alex’s instructions above and it WORKS! THANKS!

    Only trouble is making sure I can Apple+Tab back to InsomniaX from iTunes onr whatever so the commands work… No way of setting up global commands, right?

  52. semaja2

    I am working on a total recode of InsomniaX, the new version will be based in the menu bar instead and will have options to disable Insomnia after a set amount of time.

    It will also be coded in Cocoa which should improve performance and allow for some other features.

    The current prototype that will be shipped to the beta testers will be labeled InsomniaX 0.4 and should hopefully be capable of running on the Intel macs by using the work arounds.

    Also please remember that InsomniaX and other projects only continue to be developed and have features added due to the result of donations, donations speed up the process of development. Donations can also be aimed at a specific feature such as the unload timer was due to a donation.

  53. I was wondering if it is possible to active hibernation when closing the lid of a Mac laptop. Your app seem to disable the corresponding action (Sleeping mode). Have you tried to do the hibernation trick? There is a widget called Deep Sleep that executes such command but you have to call the dashboard and then execute it.

  54. semaja2

    It is possible and i may put it in the feature list for the upcoming v1.0, however i may release v0.4 soon just to meet the requirments of all the intel users.

  55. Sid

    How is Insomniax uninstalled? I’ve deleted the application (unloading it beforehand), but my computer doesn’t seem to sleep anymore except when explicitly told.

  56. semaja2

    If you have removed the files and emptied the trash and it still hasnt fixed it, try restarting the mac and see if its fixed by then

  57. semaja2

    InsomniaX REQUIRES admin level access so a password is needed, you should be able to load InsomniaX and enter the details and then you can script it.

    Once you have entered the admin account for InsomniaX it will stay in memory until InsomniaX is quit

  58. Jeff

    I have a new Macbook, intel-based, 10.4.8, and this install worked fine for me. Only thing I am finding I don’t like, is trying wake it back up. It’s like reviving it from the dead, or Zombie mode.: ) Process seems a little convoluted. I use my Macbook as a music server with an external hard drive, then through a very high-end Tube DAC, so this functionality was key for me.

    Being a first time MAC owner, I am shocked this is not a feature that is standard, and surprised they are designing laptops that have cooling requirements that need the screen to be opened to work. It’s just silly in this day and age of server-style configurations, and docking-stations etc that this not be something these machines can do out of the box. Not that they want to, but good luck to Apple getting widely recognized on the corporate stage without this functionality.

    Anyway, hats off to the person who wrote this, thanks for the dedication.

  59. hw

    Hello,

    Thanks for a great program. Very bad that the issue with 10.4.8 is still not resolved in a good way. I have tried out some of the hints in the comments, but still not working as I would like it too.

    I am also a first time MAC owner, and i think it is very stupid that Appel do not allow us to close the lid on the laptop without forcing it into stanby. My company provides costumer service by MSN and during the workingday I will need to have my MAC running all the time to be online. When making paperwork it would be nice to close the lid and put away the MAC, but so far this is not possible.

    Please include me on the beta-tester list :)

    Hope that the issue can be fixed shortly.

    Thanks!

  60. Stu

    I have gotten Insomniax to work per the instructions listed above but I have not been able to wake my macbook after I’ve closed the lid. I have the Apple+9 and Apple+0 commands made for loading and unloading but they only work until I close the lid at which time hitting Apple+0 no longer unloads it and I’m forced to restart. I love this program but I can’t continue to do this. Anyone have a solution?

  61. Bruno

    Apple just wants to make sure that everybody will buy an iPod instead of using the laptop as a boombox. Really like Macs, but I have my issues with Apple.

  62. Jan

    i need this to keep irc connected with the lid closed so please fix it so it works with latest macos version!

  63. Lars

    After installing InsomniaX I found out that I couldn’t disable it, or rather that it had no effect, I then uninstalled it, but my Macbook still wont sleep when I close the lid.

    What to do?

    Is there a terminal command that I can enter to get the sleep option back or has this (potentially great) tool killed it?

    Thanks

  64. Lars

    I just tried making an “archive and install” back to 10.4.6 but nothing happens. My Macbook still wont sleep when I close the lid. I’m seriously afraid that I’ve messed something up really bad.

    Does InsomniaX alter anything firmware wise?

  65. Lars

    Just to add one last post (hope I’m not being a pest), but I recently switched to a new hdd. So I just put in my old hdd with osx installed and tried to close the lid… which still didn’t work. That must mean that something firmware or hardware is broken or messed up. :(

    Might have to send it to repair then.

  66. semaja2

    As ive said in a email to you, this is a known issue of 10.4.9 as far as i know and has no relation to InsomniaX AT ALL, try some forums such as macrumors.com or call Apple Support

  67. Lars

    Okay. I’m sorry if I got you into this. It just happened after I installed insomniaX.

    But thanks for the help.

  68. semaja2

    Yes 0.4 and 1.0 both work on all machines, the Intel machines still have a minor bug in them though that will be resolved as time permits

  69. JamMule

    Great program, thank you.

    Although I’d like to know if it is possible for you to implement a feature where a user specified program/shell script is called when the lid is closed? Because I need to initiate sleep with a sleep preventer ;P

    That probably sounds weird so I’ll just give the whole explanation:
    I’d like to use a network mounted home directory for a user but I can’t because waking from sleep won’t work: the Airport connection must be reinitialized on wakeup and someone at Apple wanted to load something from the current user’s home dir. So it hangs because it cannot read from the home dir.

    I discovered that if I go to the login window before sleep, everything works fine. So I tried to use SleepWatcher to force a switch to login window before sleeping. It worked fine, except that someone at Apple has managed to break things so that in 10.4.8 and later forcing the login window on sleep disables at least cmd-tab, expose and spotlight shortcuts after logging in after wakeup.

    If I manually run a script, which changes to login window and the forces sleep, everything works. Thus I’m tempted to think that running the same script after closing the lid while regular lid-sleep is prevented, would allow me to work around these two Apple screw-ups.

  70. Jan

    Thanks Semaja. There are many comments about insomnia not working with latest versions but i understand they are solved, so maybe make it more clear by adding to the main post the date of which latest version was released and the os x versions/processors it works on.

  71. Bfg

    How do you wake up your computer after insomiax has been enabled? I have to restart my macbook every time.

  72. smeagol_s

    InsomniaX works great for me on my MacBook with OS X 10.4.9. And most surprisingly, after I open the lid and touch the keyboard the screen turns on instantly in 80% of the cases. However when It stays black there are two options:

    one is disable InsomniaX with apple remote, than close the lid thus sending your mac to sleep and open It again.

    and another option, when you don’t have the remote with you, is to write a bash script that does “killall InsomniaX”, save it in Documents and call it ‘blind’ with quicksilver. After you kill insomniax you must send your mac to sleep as with remote.

    good luck

  73. Tony C

    When I try to enable Insomnia, I get an error asking me to reauthenticate. I do this, run Insomnia again and get the sam message.

  74. Fabio

    Hi Tony and Semaja2
    ive got the same problem on my PB 12″ running 10.4.9 and Insomnia 1.0,
    Message: “Error – Insomnia failed to load, Please reauthenticate and check your details are correct.
    No changes after reauthenticate…”
    Reauthenticate doesnt help-
    Ive tried with Insomnia 0.3 with no results, i mean it shows “enabled” but it still goes sleep when i close the lid.
    I think i didnt have any problems with 10.4.8
    Its a pity, I used Insomnia every day!

  75. semaja2

    Guys im sorry if i appear to not be answering your comments, but i am replying via email for support problems and that is why it may seem im not responding.

    But at any extent i am responding to all those that leave comments regarding a support issue, and i also take the non support comments in as well.

    I would like to thank everyone for their support and kind words, but please remember development does not come for free :(

  76. Allen Hung

    Seems old iBook G4 not working…Installation is OK. But when I tried to enable, a pop-up window told me please contact support something like that! Pity…

  77. Karolis

    Hey,
    At last InsomniaX works stable and so fast on my MacBook! Thank you very much for this great program!!
    Cheers

  78. hw

    Hello,

    Thanks a lot for a great program. Now I am running Mac OS X 10.4.9 and everything is working great.

    I will recommend this program for everyone using Mac :)

  79. anand

    Great program but one question. What I would really like is to leave InsomniaX enabled so that by default, my MBP always stays on, which is exactly what I want in the office. But, for when I know I’m not going to need to use my laptop again soon, I want to be able to put it to sleep with one keypress. Ideally, I would just press the power button and ‘S’ and it would sleep, but that’s prevented from doing anything by InsomniaX.

  80. MoNoXidE

    it is ok if your heat goes over 50 c

    mine goes over for hours sometimes when i burn dvd’s

  81. Cole

    Can you consider making a less flashy icon since this isn’t the type of app that needs to be noticed? Everyone else uses nice dark silouette because it looks better in the menu bar.

  82. Devs

    Very new to Insomnia would love some help! Do I have to be connected to ethernet for Insomnia to work on my MAC OS 10.4.9?

    Or will my computer stay on if I am connected to my Airport?

    I just downloaded it today and have left it idle for about 4 hours playing music and trying to download some things but when I came back it had shut down on me.

    Thanks so much!

  83. Owen

    Hi,

    Thanks for a really cool program. I had your earlier version 0.3 on my macbook white with 10.4.9 and it seemed to work on it. only problems then was the mouse would unclick…

    Now i have insomnia 1.2 on my 10.4.9 and it works too, neater interface now with the menu bar thing ;)

    Only probs i have now is it wont sleep anymore automatically. So if i set a time of say 5 minutes before it automatically sleeps, it wont go to sleep. This is even with insomnia disabled, or totally not running, and even after restarting.

    Have other people reported this problem, or is it just something im doing. And is there a way i can disable insomnia so that i can let my laptop sleep when insomnia is disabled.

    Thanks for a very cool program though!

  84. nevlik

    I’m running 10.4.9 and am having zero problems with InsomniaX for Intel. Question: is anyone having problems with 10.4.10 and this software? I just wanted to know before I upgraded.

    Thanks!

  85. Lukas

    Great App but same problem here as Lars: Macbook won’t sleep when I close the lid. Disabled InsomniaX… even reinstalled Mac OS. Might be unrelated to InsosmniaX, but it certainly seems suspicious that two ppl experience the exact same thing just after using InsomniaX for the first time. :-(

  86. thio59

    great! i’ve been looking for this option in MAC osx, but surprisingly, it didn’t exist. Works quite easily.

    Thanks.

  87. VetteRacer

    Just installed 10.4.10, then installed InsomniaX. It works great! Such a great program. One more thing my Dell doesn’t beat out my Powerbook on, makes the switch all the better ;)

  88. john

    Could you distribute the source code of InsomniaX? You have a tradition of opensource but now all your projects are source-closed. We are mac lovers trying to learn programming like you and source code are definitely helpful. Thanks.

  89. Vincent

    Hello!

    First of all:
    InsomniaX is really a cool app (as is WiFiScriptor, which I am using as well)…

    But a thing I noticed with 1.3.1:
    When first started, the Hibernation entry is labeled “Disable Hibernation” – which I found very confusing, since I wanted to use InsomniaX to turn hibernation on…

  90. Great program, just what this video editor needed. For those of you concerned about heat build up with the lip closed, I’d recommend a program called smcFanControl. It allows you to ramp up your internal fan speed and keep your machine cool even with the lip closed. Of course it works best with shore power. Enjoy.

  91. Marc

    Great little utility. The only problem I have is that I’ve moved my Users directory to another partition, and now InsomniaX doesn’t work (the error I get is about the kext being unable to load). As soon as I changed my Users directory back to the main OSX partition it seemed to work fine.

    Any thoughts? And is it possible to remedy this?

    Thanks…

  92. Nick

    Hey.. Awesome little app here. I’ve been using it for a couple weeks now and the only complaint I had is that the menu bar icon is blue, which kinda sticks out among all the greyscale os x menu bar icons.. So I went ahead and modified the menu bar icons to be a little less obtrusive in the bar. I’ve uploaded my icons below so anyone who feels the same way I do about the blue icon in the menu bar can replace it with the grey version.. To install them go to your Applications folder and right click on InsomniaX, go to Show Package Contents.. then navigate to Contents -> Resources, then paste the two images below, renaming them to loaded.png and unloaded.png. Simple!

    Loaded icon (loaded.png): http://img529.imageshack.us/img529/6510/loadedoh9.png
    Unloaded icon (unloaded.png): http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/5770/unloadedqn4.png

    Thanks for the great app!

    -Nick

  93. Burninator32

    Hey is there anyway that I can make my macbook automatically use InsomniaX’s sleep when I shut the lid? I have an alarm clock on my mac and want my computer to stay awake, even when shut, when the alarm goes off but don’t want to have to manually choose to sleep the computer through InsomniaX every time. Thanks

  94. Stefan Nowak

    Hello Cole!

    Regarding: Flashy Menu Bar Icon
    You can easily change that!

    0 Quit InsomniaX

    1 Locate InsomniaX.app in the Finder

    2 Right Click > Show Contents

    3 Goto: Contents > Resources > Here are all the Media files.

    4 Simply manipulate the bitmap files “unloaded.png” and “loaded.png” in your favorite editor, you might backup the original files before.

    5 Start InsomniaX and it shows your fresh icons.

    Regards, Stefan Nowak

  95. Stefan Nowak

    At Burninator32:

    As far as I understand you want to run your Macbook 24/7, with the exception, that if a timed event triggers, the computer shall be put to sleep.

    Maybe your kind of use of InsomniaX gets integrated to the program one day, but until then you can very easily built a solution by your own.

    Here is my hint.

    Your timed event must trigger an applescript/shellscript which:

    * First disables InsomniaX (simply set a hotkey within InsomniaX and let your script send a key-sequence)

    * Then puts the computer to sleep

    Also if I got your idea wrong you can build up almost any scanario by these two steps. Good Luck!

  96. Alex

    Hi !

    I have a question. I installed InsomniaX, tried it (I have powerbook G4 aluminum) it didn’t wake it up at time, but its fine, nobody wakes it up, so I (thought I did) uninstalled InsomniaX

    But after this, I have now a problem with the power icon on the bar, it doesn’t change anymore, where I run my laptop from the battery or power adapter, I can only manually change it now

    How can I perform and clean removal of InsomniaX and do I need to perform any extra steps to fix that battery icon problem?

    Please advise!

    Thanks!

    Alex

  97. Rubisco

    Thank you for this helpful soft! Now I can close my laptop and leave it downloading all over the night…

    One big problem is though it works well, I can’t see the icon on the tray from the second time I’m running it, so I have to go to Activity Monitor whenever I’d like to turn if off. Could you tell me how to avoid it? Thank you so much!

  98. senderista

    Hi, love this utility for turning my MBP into a jukebox w/ SlimServer, but half the time it doesn’t work! That is, after a while, the icon will show up as disabled, and the “Enable Insomnia” menu item is displayed, but clicking on it does absolutely nothing! The only thing that seems to fix this is a reboot. Unfortunately, as much as I like this program, it looks like I’ll have to start looking for alternatives…

    P.S. I am running a 2.16 GHz Intel Core Duo MacBook Pro with 10.4.10 installed.

  99. Serdar Özyi?it

    Would you please update the hardware requirements and some other many useful details about the version on top of the page. And maybe a FAQ version refined from the comments on this page. It would be very useful, else everyone has to read the whole page as the script doesn’t seem stable at all.

    Thanks for your development about this subject. I was really anxious about the “sleeping lid” stuff…I didn’t use InsomniaX yet, but want to use when i am sure about my system requirements. Don’t want to experiment on my laptop :(

  100. Cole:

    Please do not leave a false email, and the reason there is no leopard support is because i do not have leopard and it has only just been released.

    Support for leopard should be quickly obtained once i have a copy on hand, and could you explain that 2 years comment :S

  101. Kyle Moss

    It doesn’t seem to work with leopard. Any plans on updating it to do so. And yes, I did dl a new copy and reinstall to double-check.

  102. Ron

    Please, PLEASE get a copy of Leopard. I cant live without this utility….. been using it for as long as i have had my Macbook.

  103. I have already posted my progress on the front page here, which explains how to get Insomnia on your Leopard and how much has been made on making 1.2.3 on leopard

  104. Addlepated

    For some reason, occasionally when I open the MBP in the morning, it will be on, but the display is black. No amount of jiggling the mouse or spacebar will make the display wake back up again. This isn’t consistent. I end up having to restart (which works as normal: power button -> return) to get my display back. This happened a couple of times long ago, but not recently until I started using Insomnia. Anyone know why?

  105. Paul

    Are you aware, that the displays back-light doesn’t turn off immediately in leopard anymore? And there is no way to sleep the display via the menu either. I hope you are working on that. I very much appreciate your effort in keeping insomnia working after each of steve’s changes. thanks for this great app!!!

  106. Matt Bovett

    My MacBook also seems to have issues with staying on with the display off after using InsomniaX in Tiger. I’ll try to shut down, and the display will go off, but I can still hear the fan on. Closing the display and pressing buttons does nothing. I have to hold down the power button. This seems related to InsomniaX.

  107. Matt Bovett

    Oh, BTW, I am using Leopard now. The issue of the MacBook staying on after shutting down didn’t happen after I upgraded to Leopard. But I did use InsomniaX on Tiger and I think that is what caused this issue. People say when they do an Erase and Install with Leopard, the issue goes away.

  108. K-Y

    I just tried out the 11-1 update and it finally worked! (none of the other versions had worked…save the Legacy)…thank goodness its back and thanks for all your hard work!

  109. Molly

    Great work! No offense, but what ever happened to fixing that icon? The bright blue face doesn’t fit on such a classy OS. There should be a nice black one as an option so it isn’t so distracting.

  110. Patrick Thompson

    So is there a new version of this for Leopard, because I can’t find one that works yet. Just wondering, because I use this app everyday and it sucks not having it.

  111. Jemuel

    How about a new icon as well? One that blends in with everything else on the status bar (ie: one that’s grey/black). Since Tiger, the only thing that sticking out like a sore thumb is the blue icon amongst all the black icons.

    It’ll look so sweet! Also, keep up the good work! I love the app and I actually need it!

  112. Jerry

    Matt Bovett, I think I know what you are talking about with the fan still on in Leopard. Im using MBP and I did a fresh install of Leopard. For me when it shuts down and the display is off, the fan will keep on for about 3-5 seconds and then off completely. It’s new to me too, but my wild guess is that it’s dumping boot sequence data into a flash memory based RAM or something. I get that feeling because Leopard boots up faster and requires less hard drive activities compared to Tiger. Try leave your MB be for awhile and see if it will eventually shuts down.

    Anyways, InsomniaX is awesome, tho still some time before it will get all its functions back as it was on Tiger, but on my Leopard I just turn the backlight all the way down and let the system turn it off later. That’s really what I need and I really think Apple really should pay for the development of this!

  113. Vaca

    Hey, I tried the legacy version 0.5 from this site on Leopard and I found out, that it`s working. Otherwise the LCD is not going sleep so I set up HotCorner for display sleep and in the Preferences of InsomniaX I turned off the choice “Use inbuilt Jiggler”.

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  115. I find that InsomniaX (the 1.3 version) doesn’t work on my iBook (10.4.10) it used to work great, but then I think I installed another copy of Insomnia over it and now it says Insomnia couldn’t load InsomniaX. I ran the defaults delete and the system library that It said to on the main page, but that isn’t helping. Any Help?

  116. Awesome program!!! I tested several of these programs, and like yours the best! The functionality, the size, cpu and memory usage, how simple it is to use, and the interface (icon and sounds)! Keep up the great work!

    Thanks!

  117. Gary

    Here’s a suggestion: how about a timer setting, so that you can use Insomnia for short periods without worrying about overheating your mac? I usually close my lid for short durations–going to get a drink from the kitchen with my 1 year old near the Mac, carrying the Mac to another room, etc. It would be nice to be able to let it stay on with the lid closed for just 5 or 10 minutes, then if I forget to open it again it will go to sleep instead of frying.

  118. Tom

    Im having an issue. I installed InsomniaX a couple of days ago, and its great that I can now close up my MBP when I go to sleep as I can continue listening to music.

    However, for some reason I cannot get the icon to reappear so I cannot disable the insomnia functionality.

    Ive tried deleting the InsomniaX application, redownloaded and installed, chowned the Insomnia.kext directory and its contents to root:wheel, but still cannot get anything to happen.

    When doing a “ps ax” I can see InsomniaX loaded, but I cannot access it?

    When doing a “kextload -t Insomnia.kext” I get the following error:

    kextload: extension Insomnia.kext/ appears to be loadable
    kextload: kmod_control/start failed for org.binaervarianz.iokit.insomnia; destroying kmod
    kextload: a link/load error occured for kernel extension Insomnia.kext/
    link/load failed for extension Insomnia.kext/
    (run kextload with -t for diagnostic output)

    Can anyone help?

    Great little app otherwise. :)

  119. If I turn “Secure Virtual Memory” off in the System Preferences, then, is it safe to leave Hibernation in InsomniaX toggled to “on”? Or, just to be safe, should I toggle it off until you have time to work out the problem?

    Current Hardware Overview: OS 10.5.1
    Model Name: MacBook Pro
    Model Identifier: MacBookPro3,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.6 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache: 4 MB
    Memory: 4 GB
    Bus Speed: 800 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: MBP31.0070.B05
    SMC Version: 1.16f10
    Serial Number: W87480ZYXAG
    Sudden Motion Sensor:
    State: Enabled

  120. Tamer Brad

    I wish you would change the icon a bit. It’s a little cartoonish, and this is the only app I have without the option for a black-and-white icon. It’s just a tad jarring.

  121. Alan

    No, please don’t force a new icon on us; it would make Sophos AntiVirus stick out like a sore thumb…. I quite like having something else blue up there; perhaps an preference to make it black or blue would be best

  122. new mac user

    I’m new to Mac and still trying to figure everything out. I read all the warnings about Hibernation and the Secure Virtual Memory, but I’m confused.

    Do I want hibernation enabled or disabled? Which is causing the problems? The program comes with hibernation enabled automatically and I want to make sure I won’t be harming anything. Please help!!!!!

  123. Johnbo

    Is there any multi-language version of InsomniaX? If there isn’t anyone, I would like to translate it into Spanish -if you tell me what do I have to do-. Thanks very much, this is a very useful app.

  124. New to the mac

    No damage recieved to my new MBP 2.6ghz/4GB RAM/250 5400RPM hard drive laptop. Although it can get hot when it’s open playing WoW or converting movie files, when i leave it closed to say, download a torrent over night, and set the fans to 3000rpm, I usually wake up to the temp. output of InsomniaX being somewhere near 109-115. Which is pretty good, becuase this laptop normally runs around 115-130 in normal use with Safari and/or itunes and a couple other programs running. It’s just to much technology crammed into such a little package – it’s going to get hot. Mind you I normally run the fans at 3000rpm at home, but keep then at 2000 when traveling and on battery.

  125. asdf

    Is there any multi-language version of InsomniaX? If there isn’t anyone, I would like to translate it into Spanish -if you tell me what do I have to do-. Thanks very much, this is a very useful app.

  126. EvanE

    What happens with the screen if u close it?

    Will it still light up?

    Or will the screen shut down but the system will still run?

  127. Hello everyone. First of all, great work on InsomniaX. And a good work to nick for giving us some grayscale icons ;). However, i don’t like the “sleeping” icon very much, so i created a new one. Blue and Grayscale ;)

    For everyone who would like to use it, you can fetch it here:

    Grayscale: http://www.tzikis.com/unloaded-grayscale.png

    Colored: http://www.tzikis.com/unloaded-color.png

    To use them, rename the icon you would like to use to unloaded.png and then go to your Applications folder, right click on the InsomniaX app, click on Show Package Contents, and go to Contents -> Resources. Then, replace the unloaded.png there with your new unloaded.png

    Hope you will like the new icon
    Bill

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  129. How can this be pushed to computers? Where is the ktext that I can put on the other computers, or whats installed in the background without the menu bar icon.

    If you don’t want to post a method of doing that, can you email me,? It would be great getting this going remotely on multiple machines.

    With the required files in place, I am sure the ktext can be loaded by use of a launchdaemon, so that it will run as soon as the computer boots up to a login window.

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  131. Patrick Gilmore

    Excellent software, thank you for writing it.

    Using OSX 10.5.2, InsomniaX 1.3.3, when I close my laptop, the screen stays on. Is it possible to configure Insomnia to sleep the display when the laptop is closed? The manual menu item is nice, but doing it automatically would be nicer.


    TTFN,
    patrick

  132. KlavsMH

    If you ever come to read the bottom line.. it could be cool to have an extra little feature in this program. that would be that it shut down the screen, without going to sleep, that’ll give more battery time.. and when you lift the lid it turns on the screen.. could be cool..

  133. Brock

    Hi,

    Apparently the download is unavailable – I’m looking for the documentation… basically my issue is that I think I quit the app without unloading (not sure why anyone would need to do this), and now when I relaunch the app the menu bar item is not visible.

    I’m sure the answer is in the docs but I can’t access them.

    Also, how do I verify the version I’m running?

  134. I’m using insomnia X. It is great and useful.
    But I want to ask one more function.

    I make my MacBook insomnia when I want to download something. And sometimes somebody in my home unplug my MacBook, because they think it is turned off. After that, the battery go down and die…;;

    What function I need is going to hibernation when the battery become lower than 3% or some value I can set.
    Does this make sense? Could you add it? Or can I get the source code?

    Thanks.
    Jae.

  135. Ally

    Hi, thanks for all your work on the app.
    Unfortunately, I’m having the same problem as Tom on 13th Dec, the app worked fine for a day or so, but now there is no icon in the menu bar, and the Macbook sleeps when I close the lid.
    Insomnia was set to open at start up, so I safe booted, and then deleted the program and reinstalled it. Unfortunately, after entering my admin password i get the error message:
    InsomniaX failed to load Insomnia, please contact support.
    Has anyone else had this problem, and how do I fix it?

  136. Kajover

    hey.. i really like this piece of software. I just have one question… When Insomia is enabled and I close the lid, the screen is still running (as I can see on the Apple on the bagside). So I always have to enable Insomnia, “Sleep Display” and close the lid. Another possibility that works is to move the cursor in a corner to turn of the screen.

    Could you implement a feature in the oncoming versions that would give the possibility to turn off the screen and disable the sleep mode while closing the lid? “Sleep Display + Insomnia”

    Thank you :D

  137. Kajover

    feature has already been asked for^^

    I had the same error message: “InsomniaX failed to load Insomnia, please contact support.” and I solved it by just deleting “User”/Library/Application Support/InsomniaX and reinstalling InsomniaX…

  138. I have a feature request.

    Basically, one time, I enabled InsomniaX and shoved my MacBook in my bag. My intention was to simply take it out again once I got to class. Only problem with that was that it turned out the class was going to go outside for a bit.

    It wasn’t until about an hour later that I realized my bag felt warm… It gave me a start as I realized the reason. The fan was running for all it could, and the thing was extremely hot. It was hot enough to cause burns if I was dumb enough to just stick my hand on there and leave it.

    Anyway, would it be difficult to have insomnia monitor the temperature of the processor, and automatically rescind the Do-Not-Sleep order if it gets above a certain level?

    I was also wondering if it could rescind the no-sleep order if the battery gets low. I’ve run my battery down to 0 with the cover closed and not realized it. The system never gets the message that it should prepare for “Safe-Sleep” and so, it just loses the contents of memory.

  139. rups

    Hey nice program! I use it to overcome the terrible Tiger and Leopard bugs when exiting Sleep Mode (no keyboard, no mouse) … amazing this is not a OSX feature, its on wintel laptops since man invented gas…

  140. Rayjo

    As many people mentioned above, InsomniaX refuses to load. In addition, I am unable to delete the program. In attempts to reinstall the program, in hopes that it would overwrite the previous program, I have only succeeded in making more programs that cannot be deleted. It refuses to be deleted because it is “already running.” How can I successfully remove the program from my computer?

  141. I’m having similar issues. I drag the InsomniaX app file into my applications folder, double click, and nothing happens. Nothing bad, nothing good, just nothing.

    I have no trouble deleting it, however.

  142. Mellow

    Great application!

    Feature request that encompasses requests made by others:

    As part of the preferences settings can you offer a “sleep normal mode” with the following settings:

    Battery Level – slider
    Time – slider
    Temperature – on/off fix the temp to a safe level

    This would cover the most likely conditions that would cause someone to return a macbook/pro to regular sleep mode.

    Thanks, I’ll continue to use insominiaX all the time, these safety features would allow me to be more mindless about it.

  143. Conor

    Hi There

    InsomniaX works great, except under one condition. I have my ibook hooked up to an external keyboard/mouse/display. I’m trying to use it with the lid closed, but I also want it to go to sleep whenever I’m not in the room. So I’ve set the sleep timeout in Energy Saver to 10 minutes. It works great when it goes to sleep, but if I wake it up with the lid closed, it goes right back to sleep. I have to open up the lid, manually re-enable sleepless mode, and then close the lid again. Is there a way to have it keep the machine awake upon wakeup?

  144. Aaron J

    Hi, I would like to voice my support for a ‘safe sleep when low battery’ setting. If that was implemented, it would be perfect.

    Thanks so much for this great app!

  145. tom

    I like the idea of save sleep with low battery, but would also like to see Sleep Display & Send Into Screensaver, so that when I do it it is like launching the screensaver (in that using the mouse will cause you to see the password screen, not just back to your main screen).

    You might consider using GetSatisfaction.com to keep track of ideas, problems, questions, etc.

  146. eckndu

    wow!!! awesome!!! i cant believe i missed this for months!!
    donation on the way!!!!!

    one comment: it would be nice to sleep screen when we close the lid.

  147. NeoN

    I’ve had InsomniaX since Nov ’07 and I haven’t used it for a few months. Now it doesn’t open. I tried to uninstall it but I get and “Error code -43″ message, which says the operation cannot be completed because one or more required items cannot be found. I tried just downloading and reinstalling again, but same message. Then, I tried looking under User>Library>Application Support but there’s no InsomniaX folder to delete for a reinstall. Any tips to get it working again? Thanks!

  148. trle

    please Andrew James, open this app. or say, when X dollars are donated, i will open the sourcecode. that would be really nice!

  149. circatm2001

    Whenever I enable insomniax on my macbook pro intel core duo running leopard (this also used to occur in tiger) the computer will not go to sleep but the display does and will not wake up without doing a hard reset. The amount of time it takes for this to occur varies. Am I the only person having this problem?

  150. STORMizer

    Love the apps. Never really had problem with heat. It went HOT, but what’d you expect.. its a MacBookPro rendering AfterEffects inside a backpack on a busride to a presentation. Without InsomniaX my career might went to drain. Seriously.

    Anyway..
    I don’t like the icon. The color to be exact.
    Aesthetically clash with the icons besides it (bluetooth, airport, volume, etc.)
    The face and eyes (and eyelashes) are brilliant. Is there anyway I can change the icon? say maybe there is a small .png file somewhere inside the ‘package’? If you are interested to modify the icon, do let me know. This apps saved me, I would like to contribute a bit.

    Cheers!

  151. JZS

    I’m a little confused. Installed on my macbook running leopard. It says that I should not use hibernation mode. OK, so if I look in the menu bar the “disable hibernation” is my only option. Does this mean that hibernation is enabled and my machine is at risk? If I select it I get a ton of warnings. This is a little difficult to figure out. I’m a little fuzzy on what hibernation is anyway. I just want my macbook to stay awake when the lid is closed and not mess anything up.

  152. nameless

    When you download it after you key in the password, how do you put the icon up the bar ontop with the time there?

  153. sheen

    Hi,

    I tried to load the Insomnia.kext at the time of wake on lan to my acBook.The lid closed at that time.The Insomnia.kext loaded successfully.But it has no effect.The MacBook went to sleep again
    after a few seconds.

  154. Ken

    JZS: I’m noticing the same thing as you. I read the documentation like it said and it seemed to say hibernation mode might cause problems. I don’t really want to use hibernation mode anyway, so I went to disable it. When I clicked to disable hibernation, I got a warning that hibernation mode was dangerous. Maybe this warning is just a small mistake? Seems to be the most likely explanation.

  155. Ken

    Maybe this will shed some light on the whole hibernation issue:

    http://www.windley.com/archives/2007/10/fixing_macbook_pro_sleep_problems.shtml

    I tested all 3 hibernation modes that InsomniaX offers and apparently disabling hibernation sets the hibernate mode to 0. Setting it to “Instant” sets the hibernate mode to 1 and setting it to “Low Power” sets the hibernate mode to 3. According to the article, the default on new Macs is 3, so that explains why hibernation was enabled by default on our computers. I have a hunch that this specific feature of InsomniaX was written with older (pre 2005) Macs in mind. Afterall, they’re the ones that need hibernation mode added to them. When installed, it detects the settings of the new Macs, but it gets a little confused when hibernation mode is already enabled. The warning message is programmed to be given only the first time you make a change to the hibernation mode. In our case, the only change we can make is to disable hibernation mode, but the warning is not meant for us. Am I close, semaja?

  156. macbookair

    Hi there! Having weird issues with insomnia. It sure helps me a lot, so i cant really stop using this app, but here’s what happens:

    If i spend the day in office with insomnia on, and then i need to go home, so naturally i try to click “disable insomnia”
    i get message “Failed to unload insomnia, contact support”

    And my macbook air won’t sleep the usual way, in the end i just have to reboot machine.

    I don’t have insomnia in run-on-startup, i tried reinstall it, force-quit doesnt help (well, it quits insomniax once but when i relaunch it with quicksilver i can only see process hanging in activity monitor, no icon etc…)

    Please can you shed some light on this issue, i really don’t know what to do and i don’t want to reboot my laptop (what’s the point of having the laptop, then). I also get “Failed to LOAD insomnia, please contact blahblah…” sometimes!

    MBA, leopard, latest updates etc…

  157. amobea

    hi, nice product. But the keyboard backlight doesn’t turn on after i open the lid of my powerbook g4 despite that the backlight buttons indicate that it’s on. thank you.

  158. Hi,
    I use Insomnia X and it works great on my MacBook. Or, more precisely, the Insomnia part of the application. I’ve just tried Hibernation and it replied that my computer does not support hibernation. But there is a command that works:
    sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 1
    Setting it back to safesleep is as easy as writing it again with the number 3 at the end. There are more options (you can hopefully find them with Google) and there is a command to check the settings: sudo pmset -g | grep hibernatemode
    Is it possible to implement this? It would be great.
    Best regards,
    Melebius

  159. hi guys, i’ve used insomniax for a good year now on my intel macbook 13″ with no problems :) yesterday however, i just bought the new 2008 aluminum uni-body macbook pro, and transferred all my stuff from my old macbook to my new pro using the target disk mode and the initial transferring process when i started up my pro for the first time. after i started up, insomniax gave me an error, said ” Error: Insomniax failed to load Insomnia, please contact support”.. so i uninstalled INsomniax, thinking it was probalby just a setting carried over from my previous mac that wasn’t compatible with the pro. i redownloaded Insomniax, re installed, but setill same problem. I don’t get the insomniax logo on my top status bar, but iNsomniax is actually running under my Activity MOnitor. can someone help me with this matter? i thought it was a compatibility issue with the new macbook pro, but i was proven wrong when i asked my friend with the same model macbook pro as me to install insomniax, and he was able to do so with no difficulty or problems. I am now stuck without insomniax, and this program is a staple to any mac. PLEASE HELP! =)

  160. Klavsmh

    at – bryan, on 09. Nov 2008

    when it says
    ” Error: Insomniax failed to load Insomnia, please contact support”

    Close InsomniaX

    and

    Delete this folder
    “User”/Library/Application Support/InsomniaX

    Start InsomniaX again…

    that worked for me…

  161. Karolis

    That suggestion to delete the folder in Application Support doesn’t work for me. Computer doesn’t go to sleep. When I open Insomnia it is still loaded.

  162. tim

    This is mac trying to shut down all night long.
    AuthorizationMakeExternalForm done.
    pipe done.
    child done.
    Passing child externalized authref.
    write done.
    Passing child command.
    written != command done.
    waitpid done.
    wifexited done.
    Performing the command returned 0.
    getting command
    try to perform a command
    Tool performing command 1.
    load returned 0.
    load returned 0.
    load returned 0.
    load returned 0.
    Tool performing Command 1 on path /Users/deadsdeads/Library/Application Support/InsomniaX/Insomnia_r5l.kext.
    2009-01-11 13:58:55.892 InsomniaX[172] 0
    2009-01-11 16:05:21.169 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:06:20.901 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:07:21.002 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:07:51.066 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:08:21.117 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:09:51.289 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:10:51.404 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:11:51.517 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:12:51.648 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:13:51.764 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:14:51.877 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:15:51.980 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:16:22.030 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:16:52.102 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:17:52.238 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:18:52.347 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:19:52.476 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:20:22.531 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:20:52.581 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:21:52.718 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:22:52.833 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:23:52.932 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:24:22.989 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:24:53.039 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:25:53.140 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:26:53.244 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:27:53.358 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:28:53.475 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:30:23.646 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:31:23.749 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:32:23.861 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:32:53.922 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:33:23.975 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:34:24.080 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:35:24.188 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:36:24.298 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:37:24.402 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:38:24.503 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:39:24.606 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:40:24.712 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:41:24.812 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:42:24.913 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:43:25.020 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:44:25.121 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:45:25.226 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:45:55.276 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:46:25.339 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:47:25.446 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:48:25.568 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:49:25.673 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:49:55.732 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:50:25.783 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:51:25.883 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:52:56.057 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:53:56.160 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:54:56.278 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 16:55:56.389 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 17:41:28.146 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:18:57.250 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:19:27.313 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:19:46.500 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:51:56.801 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:51:57.662 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:57:01.625 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:57:08.093 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:59:17.040 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 19:59:47.093 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:00:17.171 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:00:47.217 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:01:17.656 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:01:47.733 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:02:17.408 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:02:47.460 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:03:17.512 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:03:47.563 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:04:17.619 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:04:48.065 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:05:18.108 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:05:48.160 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:06:17.845 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:06:47.896 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:07:17.962 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:07:48.027 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:08:48.147 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:09:18.200 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:09:48.251 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:10:48.734 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:11:18.424 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:11:48.878 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:12:18.914 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:12:48.583 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:13:18.633 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:13:49.100 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:14:18.761 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:14:49.198 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:15:19.259 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:15:48.952 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:16:19.380 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:16:49.080 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:17:19.130 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:17:49.184 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:18:19.233 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:18:49.284 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:19:19.335 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:19:49.387 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:20:19.457 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:20:42.985 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:20:45.106 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:21:15.172 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:21:45.224 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:22:15.301 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:22:45.362 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:23:45.490 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:24:45.593 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:25:45.694 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:26:45.808 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:27:45.923 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:28:46.039 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:29:46.164 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:30:46.268 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:31:46.373 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:32:16.436 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:34:16.671 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:36:46.977 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:37:17.039 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:37:47.092 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:39:47.319 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:41:17.483 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:42:47.667 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:44:17.824 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:44:47.906 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:45:48.007 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:47:18.559 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:49:18.451 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:49:48.504 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:50:48.637 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:52:18.814 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:53:18.956 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:54:49.109 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 20:55:49.233 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 21:09:18.836 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 21:36:01.678 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 21:36:27.934 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:22:57.125 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:23:27.177 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:23:57.241 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:24:27.301 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:24:57.361 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:25:27.415 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:26:27.530 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:26:57.595 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:27:27.650 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:27:57.704 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:28:27.768 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:29:27.882 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:30:02.136 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:32:38.856 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:32:40.334 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:32:41.963 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:32:43.414 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:32:45.577 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:32:56.085 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:33:14.827 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:33:18.503 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:33:34.653 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:34:04.730 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:34:34.756 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:35:34.888 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:36:04.959 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:36:35.040 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:37:35.167 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:38:05.234 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:38:35.287 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:39:05.338 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:39:35.390 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:40:35.522 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:41:05.570 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:42:05.675 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:43:05.792 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:43:35.844 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:44:05.906 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:44:18.585 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:44:20.693 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:44:50.774 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:45:20.833 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:45:50.883 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:46:51.022 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:47:51.141 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:48:21.193 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:48:22.172 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:48:23.655 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:48:25.789 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:48:55.852 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:49:25.922 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:49:55.986 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:50:56.100 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:51:56.214 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:52:26.278 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:52:56.351 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:53:56.468 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:54:56.602 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:55:26.676 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:56:56.856 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:57:56.970 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:58:57.073 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 22:59:57.180 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:00:57.311 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:01:57.429 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:03:27.597 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:05:27.875 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:07:28.112 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:10:28.785 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:13:58.828 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:16:29.118 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:16:59.549 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:18:59.395 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:21:29.708 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:23:59.993 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:24:30.044 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:26:00.261 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:28:30.921 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:29:31.042 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:31:00.816 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:33:01.050 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:34:31.206 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:35:31.323 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:37:01.892 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:38:32.061 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:39:31.814 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:41:01.979 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:42:02.120 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:43:02.247 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:45:44.635 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:54:46.179 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:55:16.232 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:55:46.284 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:56:16.341 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:56:46.403 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:57:16.477 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:57:46.530 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:58:16.582 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:58:46.634 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:59:16.685 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-11 23:59:46.751 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:00:16.801 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:00:46.853 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:01:16.907 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:01:46.960 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:02:17.041 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:02:47.093 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:03:17.155 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:03:47.234 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:04:17.272 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:04:47.324 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:05:17.386 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:05:47.436 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:06:17.499 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:06:47.564 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:07:17.615 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:07:47.678 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:08:17.744 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:08:47.797 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:09:17.870 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:09:47.926 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:10:17.977 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:10:48.029 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:11:18.094 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:11:48.153 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:12:18.206 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:12:48.256 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:13:48.358 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:14:18.409 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:14:48.484 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:15:18.535 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:15:48.585 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:16:18.637 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:16:48.690 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:17:18.753 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:17:48.803 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:18:18.855 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:18:48.918 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:19:18.978 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:19:49.029 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:20:19.081 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:20:49.135 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:21:19.209 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:21:49.272 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:22:19.319 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:22:49.384 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:23:19.445 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:23:49.517 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:24:19.579 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:24:49.652 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:25:19.745 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:25:49.831 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:26:19.850 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:26:49.901 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:27:19.969 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:27:50.022 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:28:20.073 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:28:50.126 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:29:20.180 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:29:50.239 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:30:20.303 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:30:50.343 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:31:20.394 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:32:20.530 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:32:27.171 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:32:29.257 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:32:59.371 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:33:29.415 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:33:59.480 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:34:29.534 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:35:29.649 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:36:29.784 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:36:59.835 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:37:29.887 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:38:29.992 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:39:30.107 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:40:30.228 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:41:00.277 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:41:30.340 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:42:00.392 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:42:30.464 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:43:30.566 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:44:30.692 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:45:00.791 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:46:00.867 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:47:00.986 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:48:01.111 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:49:01.227 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:50:01.367 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:51:01.475 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:51:03.797 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:51:05.861 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:51:07.901 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:51:37.956 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:52:08.009 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:52:38.060 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:53:08.154 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:53:38.220 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:54:08.283 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:55:38.470 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:56:08.522 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:57:08.644 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:57:38.753 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:58:38.835 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 00:59:08.896 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:00:09.022 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:01:09.209 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:01:39.198 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:02:09.246 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:03:09.368 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:04:09.470 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:05:09.604 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:05:39.646 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:06:09.694 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:07:09.807 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:08:39.973 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:09:40.085 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value
    2009-01-12 01:10:40.226 InsomniaX[172] Exception raised during posting of notification. Ignored. exception: *** -[NSCFDictionary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to

  163. Bryan I am having the same problem, but i think i figured it out. If Insomnia is located in the application folder it does not work. If you put it on your desktop it work fine. Dont know why but it works not

  164. vol

    Hello,
    I have message when I try to disable hibernation
    Error: InsomniaX failed to disable hibernation, please contact support

    Any idea?

  165. Jordan

    Running 10.5.6:

    The application loads, but does not install a menu bar icon. This is new from the last time i tried using it (with an old version) which threw an error along the lines of:

    Insomnia failed to load

    And also didn’t load a menu bar.

    I need to close insomnia via Activity Monitor. Any possible fix?

  166. Aakburns

    Hello everyone. I want to make it very clear. There are so many morons out there who don’t know anything about their mac.

    YES you can run your macbook with the lid closed. It doesnt damage a thing.

    Just as you can hook an external monitor and keyboard and mouse and close the lid. Then click and the macbook will boot back up on the external monitor only.

    DUH!

  167. Ron Heiby

    I happened to look at the console logs (system.log) for something completely unrelated to Insomnia, and noticed what gets logged by Insomnia in the following situation.

    I sat down at my MacBook Pro running 10.5.6. Its screen was dark, but it was not suspended because Insomnia is running. I press the “Shift” key to wake up the display. Looking at the logs, I see 64 messages, a seemingly random assortment of the following message types (including the string of equal signs):

    ========================
    Insomnia: Clamshell State Changed
    Insomnia: root returns 0
    Insomnia: Message sent to root
    Insomnia: kClamshellStateBit not set – lid was closed
    Insomnia: kClamshellStateBit set – lid was opened
    Insomina: Sending event

    I want to make a couple of things clear. First, all of the 64 messages were timestamped 08:44:28 or 08:44:29 (i.e., they all happened at about the same time). Second, I did not actually open or close the clamshell; all I did was press the Shift key.

    Otherwise, thanks for a really useful application!

    Ron.

  168. Joey

    Hasn’t been an update in sometime… The UI appears to be a little dated. I would be interested in designing a new icon, menubar and even UI. I was just wondering if you were still planning on opening the source, or continuing development on this application.

    It’s a fantastic app, thanks!

  169. How about someone write a hack to turn off imac dispaly…
    How about someone write a hack to turn off imac dispaly…

    I mean the bulbs, not something like Shades.

    I got a second high quality display (HP LP2065) that I use most of the time, the Imac display is really just for image manipulation software palettes, and the occasion dvd.

    I would really like to shut down the bulbs as the display itself gets very little use now.

    since we can have the display go to sleep separately from the cpu, one would think a hack could be written to shut down main (now the second) display while allowing the attached external display to be on and working.
    ___________________________________________________

    On a side note: APPLE, you should let us turn off our imac display if we want, especially the 20 inch, with the gradient from hell.

  170. Dave

    I have one particular problem with InsomniaX. I am running it on my Powerbook which I would like to keep the lid closed but still running when I want to. So it keeps working when I close the lid, great! But when I put it to sleep then wake it up again using WakeOnLan (all the time the lid is still closed) it goes back to sleep in a couple of seconds.

  171. LambChop

    How do I completely remove the software (including the kext)?

    It’s completely messed up my MacBooks sleep and deleting the app doesn’t seem to have removed the preferences.

    I’ve been searching for ages to get rid of it, but to no avail. I appreciate the usefulness of the software but I want completely rid of it.

  172. Phillip

    HELP! I’ve installed this app and decided I don’t want it — disabled Insomnia, uninstalled with AppDelete — but I can’t get my MacBookPro to sleep anymore! Yesterday I came home and found it had been cooking itself to death in my backpack while I was out…

    I did a little testing and found that with the lid closed, every 30 seconds it will make a bit of HD and DVDROM noise and then wake up; pretty much the very instant it starts to “snore”. With the lid open and selecting “Sleep” from the apple menu, it simply wakes up after 30 seconds.

    “pmset -g pslog” shows me this:

    4/22/09 10:40:52 PM CDT Sleeping…
    4/22/09 10:41:07 PM CDT
    -InternalBattery-0 95%; charging; (no estimate)
    4/22/09 10:41:11 PM CDT Waking…
    4/22/09 10:41:12 PM CDT Sleeping…
    4/22/09 10:41:31 PM CDT Waking…
    4/22/09 10:41:32 PM CDT Sleeping…
    4/22/09 10:41:52 PM CDT Waking…
    4/22/09 10:41:53 PM CDT Sleeping…
    4/22/09 10:42:13 PM CDT Waking…

    How the heck do I get rid of this problem?

    MacBook Pro Penryn, Leopard 10.5.6

  173. Andy C

    Is there any way I can make insomniaX sleep the display whenever I close the lid (but still keep the computer awake)? I have a santa rosa MBP running the latest leopard. IIRC, when I ran tiger on this, insomniax did sleep the display when I shut the lid, it only stopped doing that in leopard.

    thanks,
    Andy

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  178. deeno

    I have a macbook air running OSX 10.7.4 and Insomniax 2.1.1 “disable lid sleep” does not prevent my mac from going to sleep when I shut the lid. Looking forward to the next version :)

  179. adarkenigma

    version 2.1.2 does not prevent idle sleep. i have to go to energy saver and select never sleep. is there anyway i can fix this. prevent lid sleep works.

  180. luksta

    hi,

    on my macair (2011) afterdisbleing lid sleep I cant return on enable. Even closeing Insomnia doesn’t work, only reboot.

    I’ve got 2.1.2 ver.

    what should I do?

  181. Markus

    Hi,

    thank you for this awesome software!

    Unfortunately I got the same problem as luksta posted on Sept. 20th. I use InsomniaX 2.1.2 on a mid-2010 MacBook Pro running Mac OS 10.7.5.

    I can disable lid-sleep but when I want to enable it again nothing happens and the menu item still reads “enable lid-sleep”. Also quitting InsomniaX doesn’t help. Only reboot. I nearly trashed my Mac the other day when I carried it in my backpack not noticing that it would not go to sleep mode but instead became very hot.

    Would it be possible for you to fix this problem?

    Thanks!

  182. Cow007

    Possible to change the sensor ID that the software is using? I am most concerned with an enclosure temperature of 35ºC. It’s the maximum temperature the battery should be operating at and more reflective of an overheat in my book. I set the temp for the CPU to 100ºC because that is the max, and 90 is one that WILL be seen under normal circumstances on my system- MacBookPro8,1 i5 2.4 Please let me know by email if this can/will be done…

  183. mael

    Hi.

    the instructions for deinstalling / reinstalling should read:
    4. Delete ~/LIBRARY/Application Support/InsomniaX
    Addition in CAPITALS.

    I had to use root permissions, so the line for terminal would read:
    sudo rm -r ~/Library/Application\ Support/InsomniaX/

    fwiw.

  184. Zzzzzz

    I have been using insomniaX version 2.0 for a while now. Today I updated to the latest version 2.1.3.
    I am using a 2012 macbook air. When I disable lid sleep and close the lid, the screen doesn’t turn off like it did in the 2.0 version, but stays lit.
    Is this on purpose or some bug?

  185. josh

    I have Insomnia X and updated to newest version. I have an older intel duo processor and moutnatin lion OSX. I can not get it to activate the disable lid sleep. Disable idle sleep works but other does not. No matter what setting I run.

  186. Is it possible, to restart the computer, and then reset the lid closed/open sensor, without opening the lid? I have a custom external isight that I use with my MacBook Air, and when I restart I have to open the lid, which is in a bag, then close the lid back the way it should be. Your app tricks the lid closed sensor so the built-in isight camera works, and it lasts for as long as that session is running. But if I restart I have to disassemble everything just to open the lid and close it again. :( bummer. Just wondering if there was a way to type a command line and reset the lid closed sensor, as if I actually opened the lid for a second. Thanks

  187. Lance

    The difference between Clamshell mode and InsomniaX (as well as the reason this “feature” isn’t included in OS X by default) is that you cannot see any temp monitors in InsomniaX mode. Apple would be under extreme pressure / criticism / lawsuits if they let you run the computer with lid closed and no way to monitor heat.

  188. xPotential

    Anyone having trouble getting the Disable Lid Sleep to function in the latest version should try 2.1.2 which available here: http://mac.software.com/apps/insomniax/2.1.2

    Also, to our almighty programmer responsible for this amazing piece of software, it might be good to provide easy access to previous versions.. not just the 2 legacy versions listed at the top.

  189. Harold

    I have a retina macbook pro 15 inch running OS 10.8.3 and as far as I know none of the features work. I can enable lid sleep but when I close the lid it still goes to sleep. When I select idle sleep the icon in my status bar disappears. Can I resolve this or should I just wait for an update, I am willing to test as I rely heavily on this working!

  190. RoyalScam

    Using 2.1.3 on my 13″ MBP (MacBookPro 8,1) running OS 10.8.2, and once I disable lid sleep I can’t re-enable it. I try to uncheck it at it stays checked, plus the half-moon icon stays black. If I quit InsomniaX, it still operates the same. I have to quit InsomniaX and shut down and restart MBP to finally disable it.

    Any fixes or suggestions?

  191. Ulizes Villafranco-Pena

    hello i downloaded the 2.1.3 and when i unzipped the file it gave me a blank page and it said at the very bottom that my MacBook Pro does not have the necessary application to run this. Can you help?

  192. Shonta Vanalphen

    This may not be the best place to ask but, I have been looking for someplace to take my Mac for repair. Does anyone have any info on this mac repair service? It’s located in West Los Angeles, which is near my office. It’s called – Mac Repair Los Angeles, 11322 Santa Monica Blvd, Ste B Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 966-9099.

  193. Anthony

    Is there a way to disable lid sleep for just one closing of the lid?
    I often disable lid sleep and forget to re-enable it.
    There should be an option to re-enable lid sleep automatically once the lid is open.
    Also, CPU safety is not working on Macbook pro 10.2 with InsomniaX 2.1.3

  194. DangeR

    Hi, i have a little problem… when i close the lid… display is turning off… but after 5-6 seconds the display will turn on as i can see the apple logo it’s on. What can i to stop this thing… i want the display to stay off. Thanks

  195. Paul

    Hello,

    I installed InsomniaX v1.3.5 but it doesn’t work. In the Log it says: “Kext org.binaervarianz.driver.insomnia not found for unload request.”

    The next line says: “Failed to unload org.binaervarianz.driver.insomnia – (libkern/kext) not found.”

    Can you tell me how to fix this? Will InsomniaX v2.1.3 work?

    Thank you,

    Paul
    OS 10.6.8 MacBook Pro Late-2011

  196. OLF

    Latest version doesn’t load kext on Mac OS X Server Lion 10.7.5 (11G63):

    sudo kextutil -verbose Insomnia_r9.kext
    Insomnia_r9.kext appears to be loadable (not including linkage for on-disk libraries).
    Loading Insomnia_r9.kext.
    (kernel) kxld[net.semaja2.kext.insomnia]: The Mach-O file is malformed: Invalid segment type in MH_OBJECT kext: 38.
    (kernel) Can’t load kext net.semaja2.kext.insomnia – link failed.
    (kernel) Failed to load executable for kext net.semaja2.kext.insomnia.
    (kernel) Kext net.semaja2.kext.insomnia failed to load (0xdc008016).
    (kernel) Failed to load kext net.semaja2.kext.insomnia (error 0xdc008016).
    Failed to load Insomnia_r9.kext – (libkern/kext) link error.
    Failed to load Insomnia_r9.kext – (libkern/kext) link error.
    Check library declarations for your kext with kextlibs(8).

  197. Jeff

    If I disable lid sleep then put my MacBook Pro to sleep and close the lid, some reason my Mac automatically wakes up.

  198. Not working correctly under 10.8.4
    Sometimes it works, sometimes not.

    Tried out the “Disable Lid Sleep” function. Sometimes it activated the sleep anyways, tried restart etc.

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  201. Allan Wake

    Hi there,
    Is there anyway to email you?

    I have a MacBook unibody running Snow Leopard. I suspect the Hall sensor is broken. Every time I boot it, it goes directly to sleep (booting windows from bootcamp works fine).

    Is there a key in the in the com.apple.PowerManagement.plist that I can change to disable clamshell mode? From single-user terminal boot mode?

    Used insomnia for year, unfortunately it was not running when the sensor broke :-(

    Thanks!!

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  204. Hi,
    very good work, but since I have installed Mountain Lion on my MBP 2010. InsomniaX doesn’t work anymore :(
    If you need information to debug, I will be proud to help.
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  207. Zane

    Insomnia X was using 90% of my cpu for most of the year until I realised, I am disappointed that you could let a bug like this go

  208. Hi semaja2! Thanks for your great app. I use the menu option “Sleep Display” in the Insomnia-X menu every time I walk away from my Mac. Would you consider making a shortcut key for that feature?

    I am happy to make a PayPal donation to you for your great work on this software.

    Thanks,
    Simon

  209. Hi,

    Great app but my 13in 2013 MacBook Air crash very often since I use the app. When I close the lid and I reopen it, often I need to press power for reboot the machine.

    Need help please.

    Guillaume

  210. Snow Leopard user

    Hi,

    The upgrade upgrades InsomniaX 1.3.5 to a version that’s not compatible with OSX 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard). I consider a bug.

  211. dosdroid

    Hallo,
    i want to see insomniaX in my language. Is it possible to send you some little translations? My mother tongue is Czech so i would love to translate it into this language.

    Thanks for reply (maybe write on my email or twitter @dosdroid)

  212. Dominic Remigio

    Hi Semaja,

    I have a Late 2013 MBP(wRD). What i want to do is to not let my Mac sleep while downloading. And i want it with the display turned-off. I tried insomniaX and checked on “Disable Idle Sleep” and then clicked on “Sleep Display”. BTW, i’m connected to the internet using my iphone USB tethering. As i observed, after around a minute or so, the “personal hotspot” identifier in my iPhone disappears which means that my Mac slept and disconnected from my iPhone and stopped downloading.

    How can i make my Mac to stay connected to the internet and continue downloading while my display is turned off using insomniaX? Basically, i want to make my Mac to stay awake while the display is off. Please help me figure this out.

    Thank you.

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  214. Arthas

    Hi, I really enjoy the missing features that InsomniaX provided. Can you add another feature which is like “Lock the Computer” as Windows provided. Since when I disable Lid Sleep, I can sill operate the computer once I open the lid. I mean that the feature that is just locking the screen when I lid the computer but not sleep my computer.

    Thanks!

  215. Kenneth

    I guess its too early to be talking about it. But I installed insomniaX on my Yosemite 15″ MBP, and it did not function properly. Once enabled its not possible to disable. Plus neither of the functions on menu worked. I also tried to close the lid with music, and my MBP went idle.

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