Currently Being ModeratedFeb 17, 2013 10:47 AM (in response to Klingon725)
Can you boot into the Safe Mode?
Someone having a similar problem.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 17, 2013 12:40 PM (in response to Eric Root)
Thanks for your reply. When I try to boot into Safe Mode, I get the login screen, but the spinning beach ball appears and is not spinning. I can move the beach ball around on the screen with the mouse, but cannot click on the username to log in.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 17, 2013 1:51 PM (in response to Klingon725)
As an update: after about 10 minutes of no activity, the system finally responded and I was able to login to Safe Mode. I am now getting crash reports for CalendarAgent (prior to this, I was getting crash reports for this application and iPhotoStream every 1-2 seconds).
Here is the first part of a sample crash report, in case it helps:
Process: CalendarAgent 
Path: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/CalendarAgent.framework/Executables/CalendarA gent
Version: 1.0 (55)
Code Type: X86-64 (Native)
Parent Process: launchd 
User ID: 501
Date/Time: 2013-02-17 15:50:27.304 -0500
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.8.2 (12C2034)
Report Version: 10
Interval Since Last Report: 1491 sec
Crashes Since Last Report: 33567
Per-App Crashes Since Last Report: 137
Anonymous UUID: 0FBC13DC-C7B2-1886-E383-F726D07CF52D
Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread
Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000
Application Specific Information:
*** Terminating app due to uncaught exception 'NSInternalInconsistencyException', reason: '*** +[CalEntityDescription insertNewObjectForEntityForName:inManagedObjectContext:obtainPermanentID:]: could not obtain permanent id for CalDAVError'
terminate called throwing an exception
Application Specific Backtrace 1:
0 CoreFoundation 0x00000001084630a6 __exceptionPreprocess + 198
1 libobjc.A.dylib 0x00000001082a93f0 objc_exception_throw + 43
2 CoreFoundation 0x0000000108462e7c +[NSException raise:format:] + 204
3 CalendarStore 0x0000000108799cd4 +[CalEntityDescription insertNewObjectForEntityForName:inManagedObjectContext:obtainPermanentID:] + 235
4 CalendarStore 0x00000001088c82b3 -[CalDAVQueueableOperation persistError:] + 344
5 CalendarStore 0x00000001088c7fe6 -[CalDAVQueueableOperation setError:] + 1267
6 libdispatch.dylib 0x0000000109f19f01 _dispatch_call_block_and_release + 15
7 libdispatch.dylib 0x0000000109f160b6 _dispatch_client_callout + 8
8 libdispatch.dylib 0x0000000109f1b0c8 _dispatch_main_queue_callback_4CF + 275
9 CoreFoundation 0x00000001084050fe __CFRunLoopRun + 1614
10 CoreFoundation 0x00000001084046b2 CFRunLoopRunSpecific + 290
11 CalendarAgent 0x0000000107cafab3 CalendarAgent + 2739
12 libdyld.dylib 0x0000000109f4d7e1 start + 0
Thread 0 Crashed:: Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread
0 libsystem_kernel.dylib 0x000000010a13b212 __pthread_kill + 10
1 libsystem_c.dylib 0x0000000109fc2af4 pthread_kill + 90
2 libsystem_c.dylib 0x000000010a006dce abort + 143
3 libc++abi.dylib 0x0000000109e6da17 abort_message + 257
4 libc++abi.dylib 0x0000000109e6b3c6 default_terminate() + 28
5 libobjc.A.dylib 0x00000001082a9873 _objc_terminate() + 91
6 libc++.1.dylib 0x0000000109dae8fe std::terminate() + 20
7 libobjc.A.dylib 0x00000001082a95de objc_terminate + 9
8 libdispatch.dylib 0x0000000109f160ca _dispatch_client_callout + 28
9 libdispatch.dylib 0x0000000109f1b0c8 _dispatch_main_queue_callback_4CF + 275
10 com.apple.CoreFoundation 0x00000001084050fe __CFRunLoopRun + 1614
11 com.apple.CoreFoundation 0x00000001084046b2 CFRunLoopRunSpecific + 290
12 CalendarAgent 0x0000000107cafab3 0x107caf000 + 2739
13 libdyld.dylib 0x0000000109f4d7e1 start + 1
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 18, 2013 12:39 PM (in response to Linc Davis)
Thank you Linc, this was extremely helpful and I now have regained control over my files and applications. Whew!
I am continuing to see some recurring errors in my Console. I have seen errors like this in the past, but can't remember how I got rid of them. It looks to me like some lingering permissions errors.
2/18/13 9:38:47.679 AM postfix/master: fatal: remove private/smtpd: Permission denied
2/18/13 9:38:48.681 AM com.apple.launchd: (org.postfix.master) Exited with code: 1
2/18/13 9:38:48.681 AM com.apple.launchd: (org.postfix.master) Throttling respawn: Will start in 9 seconds
This repeats about every 10-20 seconds, generating a new PID each time.
Another one is as follows:
Feb 18 09:58:40 new-host-6.home gssd: svc_mach_gss_init_context request not addressed to us
I am also noticing that many simple Finder operations (e.g., selecting a file, clicking on an inactive window, etc.) take about 10-20 sec. to execute, during which time the spinning beach ball appears.
Any clues about how to fix these remaining issues?
Thanks, - M.