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Random wake-up after Mojave? Here's the fix.

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Am I the only one whose Hackintosh kept waking up all the time from sleep after they updated to Mojave? Sometimes it seemed random, others seemed triggered by waking a nearby iOS device, or even just walking into the room. This never happened before Mojave and I've been using the same hardware for years. I tried different WiFi/BT settings, different Clover options, kexts, nothing sorted it.

Eventually I hit upon the fix: once you've installed Mojave, check to see if there's a new power management option called Proximity Wake. It's not on the System Preferences menu -- you need to run the following command in Terminal to see if it's there:

pmset -g

If your results include "proximitywake 1" then your system's as sleep-deprived as mine was. You can disable this behavior and re-enable deep, unbroken sleep with this terminal command:

pmset -a proximitywake 0

I don't know if Proximity Wake is new to Mac OS but I never noticed it before Mojave. Hope this fix helps others wondering what the hell happened to sleep since 10.14.
 
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Am I the only one whose Hackintosh kept waking up all the time from sleep after they updated to Mojave? Sometimes it seemed random, others seemed triggered by waking a nearby iOS device, or even just walking into the room. This never happened before Mojave and I've been using the same hardware for years. I tried different WiFi/BT settings, different Clover options, kexts, nothing sorted it.

Eventually I hit upon the fix: once you've installed Mojave, check to see if there's a new power management option called Proximity Wake. It's not on the System Preferences menu -- you need to run the following command in Terminal to see if it's there:

pmset-g

If your results include "proximitywake 1" then your system's as sleep-deprived as mine was. You can disable this behavior and re-enable deep, unbroken sleep with this terminal command:

pmset -a proximitywake 0

I don't know if Proximity Wake is new to Mac OS but I never noticed it before Mojave. Hope this fix helps others wondering what the hell happened to sleep since 10.14.

Are you wearing an iWatch? Or iPhone linked to it?
 
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Seems to have worked for me. When I overclocked my rig to 4.9ghz it would wake up by itself several times a night in Mojave.
No I don't have an Apple Watch either.
 
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Glad it worked for you, Lensjocky. My system was waking me up at least a dozen times every night, being in my bedroom and the 27” Apple monitor lighting up the room all night. I have no idea what was triggering it to wake during the night and frankly don’t want know. What a relief to figure out ProximityWake and finally get a good night’s sleep again since installng Mojave.
 
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I've got similar issue these days, my mojave doesn't sleep well during bed time. It keeps wakeup and go back to sleep again.
I noticed weird things in pmset & energy panel in system Preferences.app, please see the attached file below.

here is my system setting
MSI Z170m Mortar (BIOS: latest AC0)
i5-7500
32GB RAM
Pulse RX 560

didn't use any boot-flag and just only check the 'hibernatefixup' in Boot section in the Clover Configurator.app.

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I've got similar issue these days, my mojave doesn't sleep well during bed time. It keeps wakeup and go back to sleep again.
I noticed weird things in pmset & energy panel in system Preferences.app, please see the attached file below.

here is my system setting
MSI Z170m Mortar (BIOS: latest AC0)
i5-7500
32GB RAM
Pulse RX 560

didn't use any boot-flag and just only check the 'hibernatefixup' in Boot section in the Clover Configurator.app.

View attachment 360978

Are you using iMac14,1 or iMac14,2 system definition?
 
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Weird. Your Energy Saver preference pane looks like iMac14,x pane.
Tried days, still no luck.
It should look like this not looks like my MacBook Air.
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