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Console messages - please explain!

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Feb 16, 2013 1:05 PM

Hi, I'm completely new to the community on here - sincere aplologies if this question has been asked before, but I have searched through here and Google but could not find a satisfactory answer.

 

My Macbook Pro has been running slow for some time and I finally stumbled upon Console - I've read the messages below, but I'm stumped as to what they actually mean... could somebody please enlighten me?

 

16/02/2013 20:33:04com.apple.launchd[1]*** launchd[1] has started up. ***
16/02/2013 20:33:29com.apple.audio.coreaudiod[94]Sat Feb 16 20:33:29 unknown coreaudiod[94] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:29com.apple.audio.coreaudiod[94]coreaudiod: _RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:29com.apple.audio.coreaudiod[94]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:29com.apple.WindowServer[60]Sat Feb 16 20:33:29 unknown WindowServer[60] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[107] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[105] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[100] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[101] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[103] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[106] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[102] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown compressord[99] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[104] <Warning>: 3891612: (connectAndCheck) Untrusted apps are not allowed to connect to or launch Window Server before login.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown compressord[99] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[107] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[103] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[104] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[101] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[100] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[102] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[105] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]Sat Feb 16 20:33:30 unknown qmastertaskd[106] <Error>: kCGErrorFailure: Set a breakpoint @ CGErrorBreakpoint() to catch errors as they are logged.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]_RegisterApplication(), FAILED TO establish the default connection to the WindowServer, _CGSDefaultConnection() is NULL.
16/02/2013 20:33:30com.apple.qmaster.qmasterd[51]compressord[99]: installing XSanTest signal handler for SIGUSR1 (_xsanTestFlag = 0)
16/02/2013 20:33:36com.apple.launchd.peruser.503[112](com.divx.agent.postinstall) Unknown key: LimitToSessionType
16/02/2013 20:33:36com.apple.launchd.peruser.503[112](com.spotify.webhelper) Unknown key: SpotifyPath
16/02/2013 20:33:36com.apple.launchd.peruser.503[112](com.apple.ReportCrash) Falling back to default Mach exception handler. Could not find: com.apple.ReportCrash.Self
16/02/2013 20:33:42Dock[116]_DESCRegisterDockExtraClient failed 5
16/02/2013 20:33:42com.apple.FTMonitor[139]launchctl: Error unloading: com.apple.imagent.monaco
16/02/2013 20:33:43com.apple.FTMonitor[139]launchctl: Error unloading: com.apple.marcoagent
16/02/2013 20:33:46com.apple.launchd.peruser.503[112](com.apple.Kerberos.renew.plist[132]) Exited with exit code: 1
16/02/2013 20:33:50SpotifyWebHelper[136]didn't find Spotify at /Applications/Spotify.app
16/02/2013 20:33:50com.spotify.webhelper[136]Unknown argument: '-w'
16/02/2013 20:33:50com.apple.launchd.peruser.503[112](com.spotify.webhelper) Bug: launchd_core_logic.c:8879 (24498):35

 

The line which has me stumped is Spotify, thought I had removed it completely and properly, but it's just hanging around.

 

Many thanks in advance!

MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.4/2.2 GHz), Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • Matt Clifton Level 7 Level 7 (26,945 points)
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    Feb 17, 2013 5:06 AM (in response to Jagiellon)

    Well, you know what Spotify is, and Qmaster is a component of Final Cut Studio / Compressor. Essentially, all these messages are to do with startup scripts which are trying to communicate with their parent applications, in some cases without success.

     

    You can clean up your system startup scripts by looking in /Library/Startup, /Library/LaunchAgents and /Library/LaunchDaemons. Also look in your specific user startup folders - your Library folder is hidden but you'll see it by clicking the Option key on the Finder's Go menu. Also delete from your System Preferences - Accounts panel anything listed in Login Items that you don't want.

     

    Matt

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