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I've been dealing with this same freezing/3 beep issue myself for a couple weeks after upgrading my early 2011 MacBook Pro with 16 GB of OWC RAM. I'm running OSX 10.6.8, with an OWC 6G SSD in the main bay, and an OWC 3G SSD in the optical bay. The problem also happens on the stock 4 GB of RAM that came with the machine. Then I came across this google forum ...
I hate to say this, but get a new HDD (An SSD if you can afford one).
Your problem... disk0s2: I/O error. I had this on my iMac. Disk repairs and a reformat of the disk cleaned me up for a few weeks, but with in 2 months of getting this error, my hard disk was dead and would no longer boot. Dead disk was confirmed and replaced at the Apple store.
You have few disk I/O problems showing (not a good news), so do the disk repair with the Disk Utility locate in your utility folder. Also your Firefox and your Google are having some problems. Make sure they are updated.
Based on the IO errors, you need to back up any important files immediately, starting with the most important first. Once that's done, you'll want to run Disk Utility to see if the drive can be erased and get a clean start or if you need to have the hardware serviced. Also, when the kernel logs an IO error, my experience is you almost certainly have a ...
Solved: Booted to Single-User mode and disabled Radeon GPU. Details of investigation: Initially I suspected hard-drive corruption and went about trying to remedy that. Unsuccessfully, I tried the following, with each continuing to hang as described above: Safe boot Boot into recovery (including Internet Recovery) Boot from install media on USB drive Boot ...
Why not install a clean copy of OS X onto a spare USB drive (or even SD card) and verify that the hardware works with a new Apple-supported OS install? From there you can suss out if you actually have a hardware problem or just a drive in need of backing up and cleaning out all the modifications that have accumulated over time. You could go deep down the ...
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