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imac G4 running os 10.5.8 crash every 10 minutes

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Jan 26, 2013 3:21 PM

imac G4 running os 10.5.8 has the following crash report about every 10 minutes.  Any idea what is causing this?, This is not noticeable in the operation of the computer, but is using cpu.



Process:     aslmanager [232]
Path:        /usr/sbin/aslmanager
Identifier:  aslmanager
Version:     ??? (???)
Code Type:   PPC (Native)

Parent Process:  launchd [1]


Date/Time:   2013-01-25 18:29:17.575 -0500
OS Version:  Mac OS X 10.5.8 (9L31a)

Report Version:  6

Anonymous UUID:  E6968F4B-3057-4CFC-A04F-18648C2BD497



Exception Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS at 0x0000000001000000

Crashed Thread:  0


Thread 0 Crashed:

0   libSystem.B.dylib         0x976e3a80 strcmp + 192
1   libSystem.B.dylib         0x977f93e0 asl_file_fetch_object + 172
2   libSystem.B.dylib         0x977f9ad4 asl_file_fetch_pos + 968
3   libSystem.B.dylib         0x977fa46c asl_file_match + 332
4   aslmanager                0x00002294 0x1000 + 4756
5   aslmanager                0x0000290c 0x1000 + 6412
6   aslmanager                0x00001f88 0x1000 + 3976


Thread 0 crashed with PPC Thread State 32:

  srr0: 0x976e3a80  srr1: 0x0200f030   dar: 0x01000000 dsisr: 0x40000000

r0: 0x00000000r1: 0xbffffab0r2: 0x24224444r3: 0x00fffffc
r4: 0x97854c08r5: 0xfefefeffr6: 0x80808080r7: 0x001fc0c3
r8: 0x00000002r9: 0x00000c0c   r10: 0x001fc080   r11: 0xa0bd2bcc

   r12: 0x976e39c0   r13: 0x00000000   r14: 0x00000000   r15: 0x00000000

   r16: 0x5103154c   r17: 0x00002df4   r18: 0xbffffdac   r19: 0x00002f48

   r20: 0x00002f5c   r21: 0x00000000   r22: 0x00000001   r23: 0xbffffce8

   r24: 0x00000000   r25: 0x01000000   r26: 0x00000000   r27: 0x00102080

   r28: 0x00102080   r29: 0x00000002   r30: 0x00102190   r31: 0x97718e90

cr: 0x24224444   xer: 0x00000004lr: 0x97718ed0   ctr: 0x976e39c0

vrsave: 0x80000000


Binary Images:

0x1000 - 0x2ffe +aslmanager ??? (???) <6ea5de0f6545a7ceee6d83e8d991d9a6> /usr/sbin/aslmanager

0x8fe00000 - 0x8fe30c23  dyld 97.1 (???) <89a0055b0e7ea2db881b73c6e63bc774> /usr/lib/dyld

0x911cb000 - 0x911d0ff6  libmathCommon.A.dylib ??? (???) /usr/lib/system/libmathCommon.A.dylib

0x96a25000 - 0x96a30ffb  libgcc_s.1.dylib ??? (???) <ea47fd375407f162c76d14d64ba246cd> /usr/lib/libgcc_s.1.dylib

0x976da000 - 0x9787aff3  libSystem.B.dylib ??? (???) <900415cd2c829b2de9a6cdcdaa6307e3> /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib

0xffff8000 - 0xffff9703  libSystem.B.dylib ??? (???) /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib

imac g4, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Klaus1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,430 points)
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    Jan 26, 2013 4:50 PM (in response to aminor)

    This article explains it and suggests a remedy:



    I have not tried this and do not vouch for any risks involved!


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