OS X :: Won't Use / Apps Not Responding

Nov 1, 2007

So I just had a weird system crash. All apps started Not responding, had to force quit a bunch, and eventually reboot. This is a clean install of Leopard. Can anyone shed any light on this....here are the messages from the system.log at the time things started crashing.

Quote:

Nov 1 16:23:03 computername /System/Library/CoreServices/backupd[17969]: Backup requested by automatic scheduler
Nov 1 16:23:03 computername /System/Library/CoreServices/backupd[17969]: Starting standard backup
Nov 1 16:23:03 computername /System/Library/CoreServices/backupd[17969]: Backing up to: /Volumes/MacBackup/Backups.backupdb
Nov 1 16:23:04 computername /System/Library/CoreServices/backupd[17969]: No pre-backup thinning needed: 537.2 MB requested (including padding), 266.06 GB available
Nov 1 16:23:37 computername SMARTReporter[117]: Drive: 'ST3500630AS (MacHD | 9QG47E2B | disk0)' Status: SMARTOK (S.M.A.R.T. condition not exceeded, drive OK)
Nov 1 16:23:38 computername SMARTReporter[117]: Drive: 'WDC WD5000KS-00MNB0 (MacHD2 | WD-WCANU1836615 | disk1)' Status: SMARTOK (S.M.A.R.T. condition not exceeded, drive OK)
Nov 1 16:23:38 computername SMARTReporter[117]: Drive: 'WDC WD2500JS-41SGB0 (Tiger | WD-WCANY2009257 | disk2)' Status: SMARTOK (S.M.A.R.T. condition not exceeded, drive OK)
Nov 1 16:23:48 computername ReportCrash[17980]: Formulating crash report for process quicklookd[17973]
Nov 1 16:23:48 computername Finder[106]: [QL ERROR] (file://localhost/Library/Fonts/%23HeadlineA.dfont) Error sending request to Quick Look server: (ipc/mig) server died - retrying once

Only thing I did different is at one point I used Cover Flow to browse my Fonts folder. Not sure if that has anything to do with the quicklook server errors early on.

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