MacBook Pro & KVM & Not sleep on KVM switching computer
Mac Pro (early ‘09) & MacBook Pro (late ‘08) Apple 20” Cinema Display & ASUS 19” Display
I just got a KVM (2 DVI-D, USB & Audio in/out) and have set it all up so I can switch the Apple Cinema Display between the Mac Pro & the MBP (clamshell mode/display-lid closed).
My issue is that when I switch from the MBP to the Mac Pro the MBP goes to sleep and so when I switch back to the MBP I have to wake it by tapping the keyboard, which is really annoying.
Has anyone come up with a hack/app/modification/fiddle that can keep a MBP awake when it’s not the Mac outputting to the Display ?
Smile they said, it could be worse. So we did, and it was!