WHite screen appearing in Logic on my Trusty MBPro -RAM issue?

Nov 25, 2009
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Hi there,

Am a relatively knowledgable MBPro user. I've an old beauty from 2007 which has done me proud all these years. I recently upgraded the OS from the original Tiger ( ! ) to Snow Leopard and the last three months all has worked smoothly.

Yesterday and today however when I've been working in Logic (still Pro8 - yes, I know!) the MBP starts performning verrry slooowwwwly (beachballs) and the white screen obliterates the arrange window. I've restarted a couple of times but the problem's still there when I open Logic and start running it.

My ETreCheck details are below.

Does anybody have any ideas as to how I mitigate this issue?



EtreCheck version: 1.9.15 (52)

Report generated 2 October 2014 12:22:09 GMT+01:00

Hardware Information: ?

MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo) (Verified)

MacBook Pro - model: MacBookPro2,1

1 2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPU: 2 cores


Video Information: ?

ATY,RadeonX1600 - VRAM: 256 MB

Color LCD 1680 x 1050

2367M 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz

System Software: ?

Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549) - Uptime: 0 days 0:8:58

Disk Information: ?

Hitachi HTS721010G9SA00 disk0 : (93.16 GB)

S.M.A.R.T. Status: Verified

- (disk0s1) <not mounted>: 200 MB

Macintosh HD (disk0s2) / [Startup]: 92.84 GB (11.33 GB free) (Low!)

USB Information: ?

M-Audio Ozone

Logitech USB Receiver

Micron Built-in iSight


S.M.A.R.T. Status: Verified

- (disk1s1) <not mounted>: 200 MB

BUFFALO BACKUP (disk1s2) /Volumes/BUFFALO BACKUP: 465.44 GB (48.83 GB free)

Apple Computer Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad

iLok iLok

Apple Computer, Inc. IR Receiver

Apple Inc. Bluetooth USB Host Controller

Kernel Extensions: ?

[not loaded] com.Huawei.driver.HuaweiDataCardDriver (4.0.8) Support

[not loaded] com.digidesign.fwfamily.driver (7.4f1) Support

[loaded] com.digidesign.iokit.DigiDal (7.4f1) Support

[loaded] com.digidesign.iokit.DigiIO (7.4f1) Support

[not loaded] com.digidesign.mbox2.boot.driver (7.4f1) Support

[not loaded] com.digidesign.mbox2.driver (7.4f1) Support

[not loaded] com.m-audio.usb.midisupport.driver (1.1) Support

[loaded] com.maudio.usb.ozone.driver (1.8.1) Support

[not loaded] com.motu.driver.FireWireAudio (1.5 41560) Support

[not loaded] com.motu.driver.USBMidiKext (1.6 49190 - SDK 10.4) Support

[not loaded] com.paceap.kext.pacesupport.leopard (5.9.1 - SDK 10.4) Support

[not loaded] com.paceap.kext.pacesupport.master (5.9.1 - SDK 10.6) Support

[not loaded] com.paceap.kext.pacesupport.panther (5.9.1 - SDK 10.3) Support

[loaded] com.paceap.kext.pacesupport.snowleopard (5.9.1 - SDK 10.6) Support

[not loaded] com.paceap.kext.pacesupport.tiger (5.9.1 - SDK 10.4) Support

[loaded] tc.tctechnologies.driver.TCNear (3.5.6 11675) Support

Startup Items: ?

Digidesign Mbox 2: Path: /Library/StartupItems/Digidesign Mbox 2

DigidesignLoader: Path: /Library/StartupItems/DigidesignLoader

HP Trap Monitor: Path: /Library/StartupItems/HP Trap Monitor

HWNetMgr: Path: /Library/StartupItems/HWNetMgr

HWPortDetect: Path: /Library/StartupItems/HWPortDetect

M-Audio Firmware Loader: Path: /Library/StartupItems/M-Audio Firmware Loader

MAudioOzone: Path: /Library/StartupItems/MAudioOzone

Qmaster: Path: /Library/StartupItems/Qmaster

Launch Daemons: ?

[loaded] com.adobe.fpsaud.plist Support

[loaded] com.bombich.ccc.plist Support

[running] com.bombich.ccc.scheduledtask.B5EE8738-6951-42B0-8CD7-BB586DD6B937.plist Support

[running] com.digidesign.fwfamily.helper.plist Support

[running] com.m-audio.usb.firmwareloader.plist Support

[running] com.paceap.eden.licensed.plist Support

[running] org.glimmerblocker.proxy.plist Support

[loaded] PACESupport.plist Support

Launch Agents: ?

[loaded] com.hp.help.tocgenerator.plist Support

[running] com.motu.MOTULauncher.plist Support

[loaded] org.glimmerblocker.updater.plist Support

User Launch Agents: ?

[running] com.bombich.ccc-user-agent.plist Support

[loaded] com.macpaw.CleanMyMac.helperTool.plist Support

[loaded] com.macpaw.CleanMyMac.trashSizeWatcher.plist Support

[loaded] com.macpaw.CleanMyMac.volumeWatcher.plist Support

User Login Items: ?

System Events

Activity Monitor



Internet Plug-ins: ?

Flip4Mac WMV Plugin: Version: Support

FlashPlayer-10.6: Version: - SDK 10.6 Support

JavaAppletPlugin: Version: 13.9.8 - SDK 10.6 Check version

Flash Player: Version: - SDK 10.6 Support

QuickTime Plugin: Version: 7.6.6

Silverlight: Version: 5.1.30317.0 - SDK 10.6 Support

Google Earth Web Plug-in: Version: 7.1 Support

iLokClientHelper: Version: 3.1 Support

RealPlayer Plugin: Version: (null) Support

AmazonMP3DownloaderPlugin101749: Version: Unknown

iPhotoPhotocast: Version: 6.0

iTunes Plug-ins: ?

Quartz Composer Visualizer: Version: 1.2

3rd Party Preference Panes: ?

DigidesignMbox2 Support

Digidesign Mbox 2 Pro Support

Flash Player Support

Flip4Mac WMV Support

GlimmerBlocker Support

Growl Support

MAudioOzone Support

Time Machine: ?

Time Machine information requires OS X 10.7 "Lion" or later.

Top Processes by CPU: ?

3% activitymonitord

2% WindowServer

1% ps

0% fontd

0% firefox

Top Processes by Memory: ?

238 MB firefox

70 MB Dropbox

59 MB WindowServer

59 MB GlimmerBlocker

53 MB WebProcess

Virtual Memory Information: ?

875 MB Free RAM

705 MB Active RAM

277 MB Inactive RAM

190 MB Wired RAM

229 MB Page-ins

0 B Page-outs

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