I have been experiencing a problem with my Macbook Pro (latest version) when connecting it to a dual monitor.

I usually click on the trackpad to wake the computer immediately after it has gone into sleep mode but ever since I have started using dual monitors the computer doesn't wake instantly.

I will see the outline of my mouse but the background remains black.

Here is what the console shows after the sleep-wake up enter image description here

What have I tried:

To get around this problem I have just changed the sleep time on my computer but that is only a temporary solution.

I also contacted Apple support who suggested a PRAM reset but unfortunately that didn't work either.

Interestingly my roommate has the same problem with his Mac (both are on 10.9.3) so I am wondering if this might be an issue with Apple's dual monitor support and not a hardware issue.

Any ideas?

  • If you look in the console you will find out it is still busy putting the computer to sleep, so waking it up immediately is a problem. it is probably resolving the dual monitor set up. If you want to know more, publish the console report here. – Ruskes Jun 4 '14 at 19:09
  • This might be a bad question but where is the console, and how do I access it? – DosCadenas Jun 4 '14 at 19:11
  • sorry for me just assuming. The Console is a application in your utility folder. It collects information on what you computer is doing. It is used for troubleshooting purposes. – Ruskes Jun 4 '14 at 19:33
  • I have updated the question – DosCadenas Jun 4 '14 at 20:06
  • You can see what I can see! now disable the log in and try again – Ruskes Jun 4 '14 at 20:09

10.9.4 purports to fix sleep-wake issues. I know on my rMBP (pre-Haswell) I'd have a similar issue after disconnecting from a Thunderbolt display, and it's been resolved since upgrading.

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