HELP Please...Is my Mac in Trouble?

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by BWhaler, Jan 14, 2004.

  1. BWhaler macrumors 68030


    Jan 8, 2003
    I did a fsck check today on my boot volume, and I got the following error message:

    ASC: rWPM WARNING: couldn't find IO Platform Monitor

    What does this mean? What should I do?

    This is my work computer, and I run a small business, so losing data would be disasterous.

    Thanks in advance for any advice or recommendations.

    (My Mac is a 17" PB)
  2. virividox macrumors 601


    Aug 19, 2003
    Manila - Nottingham - Philadelphia - Santa Barbar
    back up everyting while you can!!! i dont know what the error is. been a while since i looked up anything remotely like that. but yeah dude, BACK UP BACK UP BACK UP
  3. FattyMembrane macrumors 6502a


    Apr 14, 2002
    bat country
    try running fsck -y again to see if it was fixed in the last run. backing up all of your crucial files is a good idea, but may be a little extreme at this point (that's not to say you shouldn't do it you may want to search the support database at apple's site for information.
  4. Horrortaxi macrumors 68020


    Jul 6, 2003
    Los Angeles
    Backups are always a good idea, no matter what. Why were you running fsck? If you ran it "for the hell of it" might this be a case of "if it ain't broke don't fix it?"

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