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Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2008 2:23 AM (in response to BleedingStar)Hi-
What are the two graphics cards?
The "com.apple.NVDAResman" is noted in graphics card problems in other forums.
Though a failure is possible, a conflict between the two cards is suspect.G4AGP(450)Sawtooth, 2GHz 7447A, 2GB RAM, Raptor/SE16/Firmtek, Radeon 9800 256MB, Mac OS X (10.5.4), ATI Silencer, DVR-116, 23"ACD, Ratoc USB2.0, QCam Ultra, NikonCoolscan, 520W PSU
yes i responded in the other thread as well. The current graphics cards are NVIDIA Geforce 6600's each connected to two displays.
some of the logs have a similar code mentioning the NVDAResman, some don't?
Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2008 5:52 PM (in response to BleedingStar)What manufacture FAM do you have? You may have bad RAM. Start by replacing with factory RAM. To eliminate it as a possibility.
RegardsDual 867 Quicksilver, PM Dual 2ghz (2003), Mac OS X (10.5.4), DVD Ram, Apple Studio Display 17"
Currently Being ModeratedSep 21, 2008 3:45 AM (in response to BleedingStar)Well, I am lead to believe it is software related. I have been using a test user account for nearly 48 hours without a freeze... and considering it's been panicking nearly 3 times a day on average that seems exceptionally good. Not really sure how to go about this now... maybe start with backing up the preferences folder and just pulling back in the ones I need or recreating what i need.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 21, 2008 4:24 AM (in response to BleedingStar)Hi-
You can start by comparing Login items between the two accounts.G4AGP(450)Sawtooth, 2GHz 7447A, 2GB RAM, Raptor/SE16/Firmtek, Radeon 9800 256MB, Mac OS X (10.5.5), ATI Silencer, DVR-116, 23"ACD, Ratoc USB2.0, QCam Ultra, NikonCoolscan, 520W PSU
Currently Being ModeratedSep 21, 2008 5:07 AM (in response to BleedingStar)Well, luck would have it that only briefly after I post about the discover it all gets shot down. Good ol' kernel panic even on the test user account just happened yet again. Now, I'm lost... the only thing that I haven't tested hardware wise is the video cards... but it freezes most while its asleep, it would be really really strange, but who knows.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 21, 2008 5:23 AM (in response to BleedingStar)Have you read through this:
As well as reports on Mac news sites (MacFixit, MacIntouch, etc)?
You shouldn't be having this, or that many, and not take it in for testing.
Using just one video card, then the other, would be normal trial and error to narrow down, just as you said you tried ruling out external cables and devices (and yes, even a bad FW or USB cable can cause panic).
Eliminating kernel panics:
http://www.macfixit.com/article.php?story=20060911080447777Mac Pro WD Caviar 640s Sonnet Tempo E4P, Windows Vista, Ultimate x64 GTS 8600 ACD 23" APC RS1500
Currently Being ModeratedSep 27, 2008 2:55 PM (in response to BleedingStar)Alright well... i have ran a test user account to no avail. As well as run each vid card individually, and still the box kernels out. Its down to the system either being corrupted in the main system not associated with the user account, or there is something wrong with the logic board, etc.
Anyone have any other ideas? I'm running out of ideas on this one.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 28, 2008 3:11 PM (in response to BleedingStar)@ BleedingStar
I just wanted to let you know, that you are not alone with this issue. I have a Quad G5 with the exact same problem. It started when I upgraded to Leopard and at first I might have had one a week, but now I rarely go a day without it happening 3 times in a single day.
I've done the usual, replaced ram, re-installed Leopard, etc.
I would be very curious as to what you find out. I know I need to take my computer in, but I'm putting up with it for now, since this is my main work computer and I don't have another one to fall back to.Power Mac G5 Quad 2.5 GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.5), 5 GB DDR2 SDRAM
Currently Being ModeratedSep 28, 2008 3:38 PM (in response to djones9000)Friend had Quad, on-site 'Care, 3rd logicboard and ALL of the small and large issues with Photoshop and other applications vanished.
Of course you want to watch for heat, fans, leaks.
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/systems/G5coolantleaks.htmlMac Pro WD Caviar 640s Sonnet Tempo E4P, Windows Vista, Ultimate x64 GTS 8600 ACD 23" APC RS1500