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ilim Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

Looking at Console I see very long strings of the same thing, "waiting the veneer insert" Can anyone explain this please?


MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.7)
  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,205 points)

    I think it is a log message from some third-party software you installed.  If you really want to find out post the filenames from the following folders.  Perhaps it can be narrowed down from these.

     

    your Accounts login items

    ~/Library/LaunchAgents (i.e., in your home directory)

    /Library/LaunchAgents

    /Library/LaunchDaemons

    /Library/StartupItems

  • ilim Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I looked in all the places you mentioned and didn't see anything so unusual. I did however notice looking back at the console log that the first message in the list is often "insert ! !" or "nsert !" or "  (C) 2004_2008 HUAWEI Technologies Co. , Ltd. All rights reserved. " I'm beginning to think it's coming from a T-Mobile hotspot device I returned. I bet I didn't remove all the software bits and pieces. I'll look and see what I can find.

     

    Thanks for the tip.

  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,205 points)

    If you post what I asked I might be able to tell you.  There may be other pieces floating around but the directories I mentioned would contain the key pieces that would cause the errant software to execute.

  • WZZZ Level 6 Level 6 (12,685 points)
  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,205 points)

    Which would be great if the OP knew what he was looking for!

  • ilim Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    OK, in my user library Launch Agents I have Apple CS config.me . In the system library Launch Agents there are plist files from edu.mit.Kerberos.CCache server, and KerberosAgent and openbsd.ssh-agent org.x.startx.  little snitch, adobe, wacom, macosforge X , USB snapper. In Launch Daemons,

    at.obdev.littlesnitchd.plist: com.apple.third_party_32b_kext_logger.plist com.barebones.textwrangler.plist com.bresink.system.securityagent3.plist, de.jinx.SmartSleepDaemon.plist, Under System/Library/StartupItems there isn't anything in the folder. I can see if invisible files are there and they aren't.

    In System/Library/Launch Daemons I have: at.obdev.littlesnitchd.plist com.apple.third_party_32b_kext_logger.plist, com.barebones.textwrangler.plist, com.bresink.system.securityagent3.plist, de.jinx.SmartSleepDaemon.plist

     

    What are you looking for? I sure don't understand how plist files can be causing this  strange string to generate over and over. I mean, "waiting the veneer insert" repeating 500 times and then fifteen minutes later doing the same thing again just seems a waste of resources.

  • ilim Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Yes I do use easyfind since spotlight isn't very useful. It's a good tip.

  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,205 points)

    Quick reply -- they are not just plists in the preference sense (although they are xml files like most plists).  These are files which are looked at boot time which direct various agents and daemons to execute as part of the boot process.

     

    That was a quick reply because I'm still looking at the items you listed.

  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,205 points)

    That description of your agents and daemons is hard to follow.  So instead use terminal and post the output from the following four commands (cut/paste them into terminal).  Just post the terminal output.

     

    ls -l ~/Library/LaunchAgents

    ls -l /Library/LaunchAgents

    ls -l /Library/LauncDaemons

    ls -l /Library/StartupItems

  • ilim Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I guess that because I see the Huawei copyright piece at the start of the repeating string every third time or so and because the original "hotspot"  had some very poor firmware which allowed the new owner to change the hotspot's name and password once and then locked them out for ever... really, the help desk response was to advise me to return the unit and continue doing so until I got a "good one", well that just didn't inspire confidence in Huawei. So I want to find my solution at their door but they aren't represented so far as I can recognize in the .plist files or in the launch agents.

  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,205 points)

    If you are so adament about posting the listings I asked for I can't be of any further help.

  • ilim Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    ls -l ~/Library/LaunchAgents: Mar 31  2010 com.apple.CSConfigDotMacCert-#####@me.com-SharedServices.Agent.plist

     

    ls -l /Library/LaunchAgents

    total 24

    -r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  460 Aug 26 14:55 at.obdev.LittleSnitchNetworkMonitor.plist

    -r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  437 Aug 26 14:55 at.obdev.LittleSnitchUIAgent.plist

    -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  591 Apr  8  2010 com.adobe.CS4ServiceManager.plist

     

    ls -l /Library/LauncDaemons

    ls -l /Library/LauncDaemons

    ls: /Library/LauncDaemons: No such file or directory

     

    ls -l /Library/StartupItems

    total 0

    drwxr-xr-x  7 root  wheel  238 Nov 10 17:23 HWPortDetect_driver

    drwxr-xr-x  6 root  wheel  204 Nov 10 17:23 HW_CreateNetwork

  • ilim Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    hardly adament, merely tardy.

  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,205 points)

    Remove the two items in /Library/StartupItems and I think your "strange message" will no longer be reported in the log.

     

    Reboot after removal.  Just taking them out of StarupItems is sufficient.  Whether you trash them or not is your choice.

     

    D@mn, I made a typo, so for the sake of completeness:

     

    ls -l /Library/LaunchDaemons

     

    I left the "h" out of LaunchDaemons.  Just want to make sure what's in there but I pretty sure its the StartupItems that are the problem.


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