ReportCrash Process constantly running

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by EB66, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. EB66 macrumors 6502

    Mar 4, 2008
    I just put leopard on my Dual 800 Quicksilver and i am getting a process called ReportCrash running constantly and eating up 80-100% of the little cpu i have. I tried quitting via activity monitor but it will just start up again a second later

    I searched and found other people had this problem and the solution was an incompatible program most of the time...they looked through their crash log to diagnose which program it was, i don't understand the crash logs but i can post mine if anybody could help

    it says the finder crashed on the top of the log

    heres the part where it says thread crashed towards the bottome

    Thread 12:
    0 ??? 0x91cdf438 0 + 2446193720
    1 ??? 0x91ce635c 0 + 2446222172
    2 ??? 0x91d8bdc4 0 + 2446900676
    3 ??? 0x0b66f6d4 0 + 191297236

    Thread 13 Crashed:
    0 ??? 0x9563b35c 0 + 2506339164
    1 ??? 0x0b66f778 0 + 191297400

    Thread 13 crashed with PPC Thread State 32:
    srr0: 0x9563b35c srr1: 0x0000d030 dar: 0x00000000 dsisr: 0x40000000
    r0: 0x9560b704 r1: 0xf0288cd0 r2: 0x00000000 r3: 0xa09a6174
    r4: 0x00000000 r5: 0x0000002c r6: 0x00000000 r7: 0xa09a7db0
    r8: 0x00000001 r9: 0xa09a7db0 r10: 0x0000001f r11: 0x956bca58
    r12: 0x91ce9af4 r13: 0x00000000 r14: 0x00000000 r15: 0x00000000
    r16: 0x00000000 r17: 0x00000000 r18: 0x00000000 r19: 0x00000000
    r20: 0x00000000 r21: 0x00000000 r22: 0x00000000 r23: 0x00000000
    r24: 0x00000000 r25: 0x00000000 r26: 0xa09bb328 r27: 0x00000000
    r28: 0x00000000 r29: 0x0000002c r30: 0xa09a6174 r31: 0x9563b328
    cr: 0x28000028 xer: 0x00000000 lr: 0x9563b328 ctr: 0x91ce9af4
    vrsave: 0x00000000
  2. iMacmatician macrumors 601

    Jul 20, 2008
    On my Mac running Leopard, ReportCrash only uses tons of CPU whenever an app is about to crash (as opposed to a temporary freeze). It does that every time.

    I've also found that quitting won't work. Quitting ReportCrash starts up another ReportCrash on a system account. Quitting it again quits it and the crashing app.
  3. EB66 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 4, 2008
    i guess ill just put panther back on this POS it will probably run better anyway because its so old

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