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OSX 10.2.5 warning - USB problem
Old 21st April 2003
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OSX 10.2.5 warning - USB problem

The new build of OSX, 10.2.5, has a known problem in the USB configuration - the new USB drivers that come with 10.2.5 can cause kernel panics with certain hubs and peripherals.

Apple hasen't posted a fix for the solution just a work around. The problem lies with the file IOUSBFamily.kext which is updated to version 1.9.8 with OS 10.2.5. Downlaoding version 1.9.7 from the following link (the last file on the page, ignore the fact that it says 1.9.8) and replacing the new one in the System - Library - Extensions folder then restarting will fix the problem:

http://developer.apple.com/hardware/usb/usbloggers.htm


For more information check the discussion groups.

Related articles:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article2.html?artnum=25440
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