Working perfectly! And the ability to disable confirmation dialog in the prefs makes it a one click action (or a programmed shortcut).
I launch it now instead of my usual shortcut for Shut-Down, so I still can access normal sleep and true shut-down when needed (via Apple menu or else).
On my desktop computer it has 2 benefits:
- never accidentally wakes up again
- consumming less power than normal sleep (I'm ecologically concerned ;-)
The longest wake-up time is not a problem for me.
The allegations of people having problems are probably due to misconceptions or lack of patience!
- First of all: the Hibernate mode is closer to Shut-Down mode than to Sleep! You won't wake your Mac up touching keyboard or mouse, you have to push the start button as in normal startup!
- then your normal screen appears as blurred with a kind of progress bar, but this one seems blocked until it wakes up completely, so if you don't wait long enough, you may think it's crashed but it's not!
- I believe that this and other utilities doing the same job are only GUIs for a normal Terminal command so it cannot crash or damage a sane computer
For anyone interested, the Terminal commands are:
- to check sleep mode : pmset -g | grep hibernatemode
- to change it : sudo pmset -a hibernatemode x (where x=0, 1 or 2 ; normal sleep=0, hibernate=1)
And a very important thing: check your available disk space before using!!! (in my case, the sleepimage file uses 4Gb, so I suppose it could be an issue if you don't have enough free space)