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iPad photos sync forces iPad restart

4141 Views 11 Replies Latest reply: Aug 13, 2010 7:19 PM by le.zap RSS
Kay Fisher Calculating status...
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Apr 5, 2010 2:54 PM
I have 9,900 photos in iPhoto.
If I add some & resync from iTunes it optimizes then syncs - seems OK.
when I start photos on the iPad it says Please wait. Updating library...
This lasts a minute or two then the screen goes black.
If I leave it alone then in a minute or two it beeps and forces an iPad restart with the apple symbol along with the non spinning version of the busy symbol.
After the reboot - if I select photos this starts all over again.
If in iTunes I turn off photo syncing and delete all the photos from the iPad, then turn syncing back on again and resync the iPad everything works fine - but this loop takes FOREVER!
Rebuiding iPhoto database now...
iPad & iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.3)
  • opera2008 Calculating status...
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    Apr 5, 2010 7:09 PM (in response to Kay Fisher)
    I had the exact same problem. Not selecting all of the photos to sync and only syncing specific faces resolved the problem.

    I started another thread with an issue that emerged when I edited a photo I had already synced to my iPad. The edited photo did not get transferred over, even after deleting the face whose images had been edited and then selecting the face again.
    imac, Mac OS X (10.6.3)
  • MichelPM Level 5 Level 5 (7,140 points)
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    Apr 6, 2010 1:23 PM (in response to opera2008)
    I am having the exact same issues with transferring updated, edoted photos in iPhoto back to the iPad. The iPad is not updating its database for the photo app.
    G4 MDD 1.25 Ghz SP, 2 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.4.11), ATI 9600 graphics
  • opera2008 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 9, 2010 3:39 PM (in response to Kay Fisher)

    Am I going to have to do this every time I modify an image in order to get it to replace the original image synced to my iPad? Or should this make future photo editing sync over without issue?


    imac, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
  • Louis Trapani Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
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    Jun 25, 2010 11:07 PM (in response to Kay Fisher)
    I am having the same exact issue with my iPad since day one. I have over 12,200 photos it syncs with in my Aperture 3 library.

    Part of the reason for getting an iPad was so that I could have my entire photo library on it. It will be disappointing if the "solution" to this problem is not to sync the entire photo library.

    It has gotten to the point where I dread syncing my iPad because I know I am going to have to deal with all the resetting itself issues immediately following it.
    Mac Pro 8-Core, 17" MacBook Pro, iPhone 4, iPad, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • le.zap Calculating status...
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    Aug 13, 2010 7:19 PM (in response to Louis Trapani)
    I am also having the same problem... attempting to sync my iphoto library on my 64GB iPad took hours and my iPad crashes whenever I try to go into the Photo app.

    My directory Library/Logs/CrashReporter/MobileDevice/le.zap's iPad also has tons of "LowMemory crash" files, and even some panic.crash files in ".../Panics".

    Even with resync'ing just 12 months of pictures it still crashes!

    This is migthily annoying (I do have 28000+ photos in my library, but that only sync'ed to 28GB, so plenty of space left in theory).


    Denis F.
    iMac 24", MBP, iPad 3G


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