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MacBook Pro - No Luck...

Posted by dom on Thu Feb 23 22:29:35 +0100 2006

My MacBook Pro arrived today – after all the sweat of moving my 90 GB from my old Titanium PowerBook G4 800. Did I mention I have no luck with apple machines? I think I did. Sad me – this time is no different:

My right speaker seems be broken – the left one is fine and good sounding – the right one distorted as if totally over powered or connected cross over. oh. that just might be the case. Has anyone the same issue? I bet – here is a thread in the support forum: Problem with built-inspeakers – sad sad thing. Nice remote for iTunes listening and movie watching, but awful sound.

Oh and a sidenote – when wanting to transfer my account via the “normal” way, instead of using ditto on the users home directory, this is what showed:

Yes, Mac OS X is thinking I got 9802631.3 GB on my TiBook…

P.S.: I also had my first kernel panic – yes – although maybe it was not wise to play world of warcraft to calibrate the power manager – when the battery hit zero, the machine paniced.

Thu Feb 23 23:52:12 2006
panic(cpu 1 caller 0x0019C9BE): Unresolved kernel trap (CPU 1, Type 14=page fault), registers:
CR0: 0x8001003b, CR2: 0x13c03d18, CR3: 0x00b26000, CR4: 0x000006a0
EAX: 0x0290ca00, EBX: 0x0290ca00, ECX: 0x0000000e, EDX: 0x23ef8038
ESP: 0x13c03d18, EBP: 0x13b3bf84, ESI: 0x13c03d18, EDI: 0x2a7bc0b8
EFL: 0x00010206, EIP: 0x2a7bc0dd, CS:  0x00000008, DS:  0xd1860010

Backtrace, Format - Frame : Return Address (4 potential args on stack) 
0x13b3be24 : 0x128b5e (0x3bb060 0x13b3be48 0x131bbc 0x0) 
0x13b3be64 : 0x19c9be (0x3c04e8 0x1 0xe 0x3c02a0) 
0x13b3bf14 : 0x197a43 (0x13b3bf28 0x13b3bf84 0x2a7bc0dd 0x310048) 
0x13b3bf20 : 0x2a7bc0dd (0x310048 0x250010 0x10 0xd1860010) 
0x13b3bf84 : 0x13d683 (0x290ca00 0x13c03d18 0x134aec 0x13b3bfd8) 
0x13b3bfd4 : 0x197911 (0x0 0x0 0x3ae2d48 0x290ca00) Backtrace terminated-invalid frame pointer 0x0
      Kernel loadable modules in backtrace (with dependencies):
         com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHIDDriver(2.4.0)@0x2a7ba000
            dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOUSBFamily(2.4.0)@0x29c8d000
            dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOHIDFamily(1.4.6)@0x23e0b000

Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 8.5.1: Mon Jan 30 21:07:08 PST 2006; root:xnu-792.8.36.obj~1/RELEASE_I386

2 responses to 'MacBook Pro - No Luck...'

  1. When I bought my PowerBook a while back I, and many other’s I found online, had the same problem. It happens. They will fix it if you mail it back, but it sucks to get rid of it immediately.

  2. Perhaps this is related to the speaker issue. Showed up in NNW today…

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