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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex - constant "com_seagate_IOPowSecUserClient"

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Chris CA Level 9 Level 9 (73,395 points)
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Feb 2, 2011 9:31 PM
These messages are a constant flow in Terminal, 1-10 per second, very few seconds.
Ayy ideas what ist is?

2/2/11 4:10:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(0, 0x3107ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(23, 0x3107ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(1, 0x3107ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(0, 0x30472c70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(24, 0x30472c70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(1, 0x30472c70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(0, 0x31daac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(2, 0x31daac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(12, 0x31daac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE)::IssueSmartRequest: using IssueSmartReturnStatus
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - begin
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105: GetBufferDescriptor with buffer=0 dataSize=0 task=0
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - SCSITaskStatus 2
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - SendCommand non-zero status, check condition
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - Registers from autosense data
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSmartReturnStatus - set smartPage.smartStatus with 0x4f00
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(2, 0x31daac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(9, 0x31daac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE)::UpdateSelfTestResults: using IssueSmartDiagnosticStatus
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - begin
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105: GetBufferDescriptor with buffer=4a0f128 dataSize=200 task=0
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - SCSITaskStatus 0
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - returning main line 1
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(2, 0x31daac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(10, 0x31daac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:10:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xcefee00]::externalMethod(1, 0x31daac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(0, 0x31db2c70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(23, 0x31db2c70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(1, 0x31db2c70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(0, 0x303bac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(24, 0x303bac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:48 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(1, 0x303bac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(0, 0x3046ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(2, 0x3046ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(12, 0x3046ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE)::IssueSmartRequest: using IssueSmartReturnStatus
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - begin
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105: GetBufferDescriptor with buffer=0 dataSize=0 task=0
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - SCSITaskStatus 2
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - SendCommand non-zero status, check condition
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - Registers from autosense data
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSmartReturnStatus - set smartPage.smartStatus with 0x4f00
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(2, 0x3046ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(9, 0x3046ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE)::UpdateSelfTestResults: using IssueSmartDiagnosticStatus
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - begin
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105: GetBufferDescriptor with buffer=4a0f128 dataSize=200 task=0
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - SCSITaskStatus 0
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueSAT12Request - returning main line 1
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(2, 0x3046ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(10, 0x3046ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:11:51 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSecUserClient00_105[0xced7100]::externalMethod(1, 0x3046ac70, 0, 0, 0)
2/2/11 4:12:10 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE) handling start request
2/2/11 4:12:10 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueStartCommand with option (3)
2/2/11 4:12:10 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE)::SetModeSelectTimer: using forever time
2/2/11 4:12:10 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE) handling start request
2/2/11 4:12:10 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE): IssueStartCommand with option (3)
2/2/11 4:12:10 PM kernel comseagate_IOPowSec00_105-(NA0J2TDE)::SetModeSelectTimer: using forever time
Mac mini (mid 2010) - 2 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.6.5), silver mini, blue mini, green shuffle, iTunes 10.1.1, 32GB wifi iPad
  • Bob Gold Level 4 Level 4 (1,360 points)
    Chris CA....

    I don't know, but I've got the same issue with my Seagate GoFlex Desk (2Tb). I suspect it began when I installed the Seagate Diagnostics, which, in turn was supposed to allow the HD to stay awake on Macs... Folks had been reporting the HD falling into a sleep mode on it's own...

    Now it appears that the Diagnostics "fix" keeps the drive awake by running some kind of diagnostic (every minute on my iMac G5)...

    The biggest problem I'm having right now, is that after five minutes of sleep (directed by me), the Segate HD sends some kind of signal to my iMac, waking it up. Don't know if it's a result of the above 'fix'.

    I sent an email with the Console's System Log showing the abnormality to Seagate... We'll see if they can fix this... If not, this Seagate will be going back to Costco...

    Bob
    IMac G5, Powerbook G4, Mac Plus (a happy little critter), Mac OS X (10.5.8), 1.25Gb Ram, 250Gb Hd and 60Gb Hd, BT, AE, and a partridge in a pear tree...
  • Bob Gold Level 4 Level 4 (1,360 points)
    I'll certainly post back if I hear anything from Seagate on this!

    Cheers!

    Bob
    IMac G5, Powerbook G4, Mac Plus (a happy little critter), Mac OS X (10.5.8), 1.25Gb Ram, 250Gb Hd and 60Gb Hd, BT, AE, and a partridge in a pear tree...
  • Bob Gold Level 4 Level 4 (1,360 points)
    For what it's worth, I've been 'experimenting' with a Seagate Free Agent, 500Gb external HD, (small portable type) and it does not exhibit the same problems that the 2Tb HD has... The little one is formatted Mac OS Extended (journaled), just as the big one is...

    Bob
    IMac G5, Powerbook G4, Mac Plus (a happy little critter), Mac OS X (10.5.8), 1.25Gb Ram, 250Gb Hd and 60Gb Hd, BT, AE, and a partridge in a pear tree...
  • Bob Gold Level 4 Level 4 (1,360 points)
    I deleted all references to Seagate Diagnostics, Seagate Storage Gauge, and Seagate Storage Driver applications and files...

    I no longer get the log messages we had been receiving; however, the 2.0Tb HD now wakes up my computer after about a minute of sleeping...

    I've still got to analyze the wake-up Console Log (below). Also, an "Improper Device Removal" message is displayed about every 10 minutes or so:

    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]: ErrType IO] [ErrNo 6] [IOType Write] [PBlkNum 18760373] [LBlkNum 0] [FSLogMsgID 184436122] [FSLogMsgOrder First]
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 mds[58]: (/Volumes/Big Segate/.Spotlight-V100/Store-V1/Stores/5FCA95FC-13CB-413F-B47F-28E86B33B2DA)(Er ror) IndexStore in SIStoreDirytySDBChunks:Error storing dirty sdb pages: 22
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]:
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 mds[58]: (/Volumes/Big Segate/.Spotlight-V100/Store-V1/Stores/5FCA95FC-13CB-413F-B47F-28E86B33B2DA)(Er ror) IndexCI in CIMetaInfoSync:sync err: 22
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]: disk1s3: media is not present.
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 mDNSResponder[17]: mDNSPlatformSendUDP sendto failed to send packet on InterfaceID 00812800 en0/6 to FF02:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:00FB:5353 skt 8 error -1 errno 50 (Network is down) 2995498169
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]:
    Feb 5 12:40:06: --- last message repeated 1 time ---
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]: disk1s3: media is not present.
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]:
    Feb 5 12:40:06: --- last message repeated 1 time ---
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]: disk1s3: media is not present.
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]:
    Feb 5 12:40:06: --- last message repeated 1 time ---
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 mDNSResponder[17]: mDNSPlatformSendUDP sendto failed to send packet on InterfaceID 00812800 en0/6 to FF02:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:00FB:5353 skt 8 error -1 errno 50 (Network is down) 2995498448
    Feb 5 12:40:06 bobsbigmac-2 mDNSResponder[17]: mDNSPlatformSendUDP sendto failed to send packet on InterfaceID 00812800 en0/6 to FF02:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:00FB:5353 skt 8 error -1 errno 50 (Network is down) 2995498782
    Feb 5 12:40:07 bobsbigmac-2 mDNSResponder[17]: mDNSPlatformSendUDP sendto failed to send packet on InterfaceID 00812800 en0/6 to FF02:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:00FB:5353 skt 8 error -1 errno 50 (Network is down) 2995498997
    Feb 5 12:40:07 bobsbigmac-2 mDNSResponder[17]: mDNSPlatformSendUDP sendto failed to send packet on InterfaceID 00812800 en0/6 to FF02:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:00FB:5353 skt 8 error -1 errno 50 (Network is down) 2995499097
    Feb 5 12:40:08 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]: UniNEnet::monitorLinkStatus - Link is up at 100 Mbps - Full Duplex (PHY regs 5,6:0xc5e1,0x000f)
    Feb 5 12:40:08 bobsbigmac-2 krb5kdc[82]: Interrupted system call - while selecting for network input(1)
    Feb 5 12:40:08 bobsbigmac-2 krb5kdc[82]: Interrupted system call - signalrequestsnetwork recieved
    Feb 5 12:40:11 bobsbigmac-2 krb5kdc[82]: setsockopt(IPV6_V6ONLY,1) worked
    Feb 5 12:40:14 bobsbigmac-2 com.apple.launchd[1] (org.postfix.master): Failed to count the number of files in "/var/spool/postfix/maildrop": No such file or directory
    Feb 5 12:40:14 bobsbigmac-2 com.apple.launchd[1] (org.postfix.master): Failed to count the number of files in "/var/spool/postfix/maildrop": No such file or directory
    Feb 5 12:40:15 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]: jnl: disk1s3: close: journal 0x25e0e08, is invalid. aborting outstanding transactions
    Feb 5 12:40:15 bobsbigmac-2 kernel[0]: AFPSleepWakeHandler: waking up
    IMac G5, Powerbook G4, Mac Plus (a happy little critter), Mac OS X (10.5.8), 1.25Gb Ram, 250Gb Hd and 60Gb Hd, BT, AE, and a partridge in a pear tree...
  • Bob Gold Level 4 Level 4 (1,360 points)
    Chris CA,

    Thanks for the tip about seeing what files are installed... I had no idea that could be done.

    I, indeed, missed the file in the Launch Daemons folder...

    Alas, with everything cleaned out, my Seagate still wakes up my Mac after a minute of sleep... Seems like my Mac thinks the Seagate unmounts, which wakes things up... On the other hand, the irritating log behavior has ceased...

    If I don't hear back from Seagate by Monday, this drive will be headed back to Costco... Too bad, since the price was darn good for this critter...

    You HD isn't causing your Mac to wake, eh?

    Thanks,

    Bob
    IMac G5, Powerbook G4, Mac Plus (a happy little critter), Mac OS X (10.5.8), 1.25Gb Ram, 250Gb Hd and 60Gb Hd, BT, AE, and a partridge in a pear tree...
  • Deblynn Calculating status...
    I just installed the Diagnostics software for the same Seagate 2 TB EHD that I set up yesterday because I was also getting the "Disk has been improperly ejected" message every time the EHD powered down, but after I installed and did a restart my iMac wouldn't start up. It stayed on the blue screen of death. After an hour of turning it off and on again with no luck I tried rebooting in safe mode and couldn't enter my password with my wireless keyboard. It was like it wasn't connected. I finally gave up because it was after midnight. I hope I can figure it out in the morning. I guess I need to find a wired keyboard to get my iMac booted up in safe mode so I can get that software uninstalled.

    Is anyone using the FireWire adaptor instead of USB? That's what I'm using and all was fine when I first set it up. It even backed up 200 gigs of stuff on my EHD using Time Machine in just an hour and forty minutes. Until that "disk improperly ejected" warning popped up, I thought all was well.

    I got my EHD and FW adaptor from Amazon so I really don't want to have to return it. I hope there's a fix.
    27" iMac - Aug 2010, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • philip howe Calculating status...

    I'm having the startup issue with endless console messages but no issues with waking from sleep or unmounting - one is attached via USB and the other via FW800.

  • robshort Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thank GOD. I had been trying to get rid of these persistent messages for as long as I've owned this drive (which has been great in every other respect.)

     

    Thanks again!

  • frederickfrommanhattan Calculating status...

    I am having the same blue screen problem, even when I have disconnected the GoFlex.  I don't know what this hard-drive did to my computer, but I hope there is an answer to fix the start-up blue screen. I have never been able to get my GoFlex to save my data through time machine or by drag-&-drop.

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