Dbus & Launchd errors after hard reboot

Michael_google gmail_Gersten keybounce at gmail.com
Wed May 19 16:31:55 PDT 2010

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 9:51 PM, Jasper Frumau <jasperfrumau at gmail.com> wrote:
> After a hard reboot I have a dbus issue similar to
> http://trac.macports.org/ticket/15081 In my logs this is shown many times
> over:
> 5/19/10 8:46:06 AM org.freedesktop.dbus-system[672] Failed to start message
> bus: The pid file "/opt/local/var/run/dbus/pid" exists, if the message bus
> is not running, remove this file
> 5/19/10 8:46:06 AM com.apple.launchd[1] (org.freedesktop.dbus-system[672])
> Exited with exit code: 1
> 5/19/10 8:46:06 AM com.apple.launchd[1] (org.freedesktop.dbus-system)
> Throttling respawn: Will start in 10 seconds
> According to the ticket this issue has been resolved. In my case it seems
> still to be an issue. Should I just remove pid in /opt/local/var/run/dbus/ ?
> I cannot use macports now and I guess that is because of the dbus
> malfunction....

The best work-around is to remove that file.
Macports is still usable -- it's just this one program that won't work properly.
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