6 Replies Latest reply: Jan 2, 2009 12:06 PM by dr fence
Jeby Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
Hi!
I've a MBP 15" 2.4 GHz, and in these days it crashes a lot of time. 3 crashes today... at now. It seams that all stars with vmnet errors when I'm using Safari and Transmission, ... than Airport menu crashes, then safari freezes, etc. etc.. so in a very short amount of time all the system freezes and i've to force shutdown (no KP however!)
I'm not sure about the crash cause, so there is a little parto of the infinite system log:


Oct 11 00:00:02 alu-mate newsyslog[3474]: logfile turned over
Oct 11 00:00:34 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:34 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en1: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:39 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:39 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en1: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:39 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:39 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en1: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:40 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:40 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en1: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:51 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
Oct 11 00:00:51 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en1: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.
Oct 11 00:01:04 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
Oct 11 00:01:04 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en1: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.
Oct 11 00:01:56 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
Oct 11 00:01:56 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en1: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.
Oct 11 00:01:59 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
Oct 11 00:01:59 alu-mate kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en1: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.
Oct 11 00:02:09 alu-mate kernel[0]: ctl_enqueuedata: mallocpacketinternal(8) failed
Oct 11 00:02:09 alu-mate kernel[0]: ALF ALERT: sockwallcntlreleasecachedpath ctl_enqueuedata rts err 55

MacBook Pro 15" 2.4 Ghz, Mac OS X (10.5.5)
  • sig Level 8 Level 8 (35,780 points)
    Transmission is a bit torrent and I would venture that it is giving you problems. So if you must use a program like that use Azureus. I personally would not trouble shoot any issues for anyone using a torrent.
  • Jeby Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Thanks, but it happens also when i don't use Transmission. And there is no Safari or Transmission messages in crash report. I suppose the crash is network related, because of the vmnet error.

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  • Si Buckmaster Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
    Wow, nice soap box.

    You are aware that there are plenty of legitimate uses for BitTorrent software right? Good of you to assume that our fellow poster is only using Transmission for nefarious purposes.
  • dr fence Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    I've noticed some of these problems showing up on my mac too. I can't seem to pinpoint the problem. I recently put in a new drive, old one had bad sectors then one of my ram chips died so I'm down from 2 gigs to 1. Initially I thought it was just swapping a lot but this doesn't seem to be the case. I show 309 MB free and I constantly watch it in the top menubar area.

    I see the spinning color wheel and it sticks around for 10-15 seconds and then goes away and my mac becomes usable again.

    I captured output from system.log, once here:

    an 2 14:09:01 macbook-pro-17 kernel[0]: IOHIDSystem: postEvent LLEventQueue overflow.
    Jan 2 14:09:31: --- last message repeated 47 times ---

    the last time it happened I saw theese:

    2 14:37:30 macbook-pro-17 kernel[0]: vmnet: Failed to deep copy mbuf: 12.
    Jan 2 14:37:30 macbook-pro-17 kernel[0]: vmnet: bridge-en0: SendToVNet mbuf dup/copy failed: 12.

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  • parry_pb Level 2 Level 2 (290 points)
    Yes that is completely VMWare Fusion related - you can verify by uninstalling Fusion and trying to reproduce the problem.

    You can also open a problem ticket with VMWare.
  • dr fence Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    interesting, I did just upgrade vmware, forgot about that. I found a thread where you can shut down vmware:

    /Library/Application\ Support/VMware\ Fusion/boot.sh --stop

    I'll monitor and see if it still continues to happen.

    Thanks