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MacBook freezes after sleepmode Airport refuse to connect

by totem584 / November 10, 2010 6:03 PM PST

Hi , I have a problem with my macbook. Recently after a software update it started freezing when live streaming from the net. Than the problem continued to airport it either does not turn on or it shows it on but still no connection to the net if i connect via Ethernet and leave airport on Ethernet will disconnect and unable to reconnect again if i turn airport of at least Ethernet works. Freezing happens after a longer period of sleep mode. Can you please help me. console messages form 11/11/10 10:09:35 PM com.apple.launchctl.System[2] launchctl: Please convert the following to launchd: /etc/mach_init.d/dashboardadvisoryd.plist
11/11/10 10:09:35 PM com.apple.launchd[1] (com.apple.RemoteDesktop.PrivilegeProxy) Unknown key for boolean: EnableTransactions 11/11/10 10:09:35 PM com.apple.launchd[1] (com.apple.usbmuxd) Unknown key for boolean: EnableTransactions 11/11/10 10:09:35 PM com.apple.launchd[1] (org.cups.cupsd) Unknown key: SHAuthorizationRight 11/11/10 10:09:56 PM com.apple.launchd[1] (com.apple.UserEventAgent-LoginWindow[74]) Exited:Terminated 11/11/10 10:10:08 PM SyncServer[107] SyncServices assertion failure (isTrustedClient || !truthHasRecordWithId) in [(null) (null)], /SourceCache/SyncServices2/SyncServices2-389.20/SyncServices/ISDMinglerAdd.m:1119 Trying to add a record from com.apple.Mail with an ID that is already in the database. <ISDChange 0x15a720>{ add com.apple.mail.AccountsOwner FA473F2C-5815-4973-9D29-C3BC9A2880D1 from 6 to 17<ISDPropertyChange 0x15abe

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Go to the Apple site
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 10, 2010 8:54 PM PST

and find the Combination Update file that contains the update that you last ran.

Download the Combination Update and then run it.

Sometimes this removes the offending problem.


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Thanks
by totem584 / November 12, 2010 3:12 AM PST
In reply to: Go to the Apple site

I tried this and did not seem to work. Now I am 98% sure that every trouble starts from the airport.. I had it turned off for a 1.5 day and computer works fine. Internet a bit slower for some reason as was before but the freezing stopped. I will swap the card next week.
Cheers

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Another possibility
by Jimmy Greystone / November 10, 2010 10:29 PM PST

Another possibility, though I'd strongly recommend trying the other advice first, is that your airport card may be going bad. In pretty much every service manual for an Apple system made in the last couple of years, there's a small section in the troubleshooting area about dealing with kernel panics caused by the airport card. Yours may just not be quite to the level of causing kernel panics, but still well on its way. Unfortunately the only real test for this is to remove the airport card, see if things improve, or swap it for another. On a MacBook, that requires a minimum of removing the DVD drive, and some tools not commonly found in the average home toolkit.

If the system is under warranty, take it to an Apple store, let them swap out the card to see if things improve or not.

Apple stores get to be lazy and just throw parts at systems all day long until they hit on something that works. The rest of us have to actually learn the art of diagnostics. We're expected to use no more than 1.1 parts per repair, and get dinged if we do. The .1 part works out so that for every 10 repairs, we can have one where there are two parts used and not be dinged for it.

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