Cannot enter sleep mode as non-root user (Operation not permitted)
jhunt at lynden.on.ca
Thu Apr 14 02:30:40 UTC 2016
When attempting to enter sleep mode as a non-root user, I receive the error:
acpiconf: request sleep type (3) failed: Operation not permitted
Searching online yielded a suggestion that the user must be a member of
wheel, however my account is in the wheel and operator groups (confirmed by
This is happening on my laptop with a fresh install of 10.3-RELEASE, and
desktop with March snapshot of -CURRENT. Both systems properly enter and
resume from sleep mode when run as root.
Does anyone have suggestions for how to troubleshoot this?
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