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Source engine games on OSX Lion with Steam freeze and reboot MacBook5,1

Is there anybody who has the issues like freezing, rebooting or kernel panics while playing Source Engine games with Steam on OS X Lion and Mountain Lion? Issues appear randomly, usually after a ...
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kernel panic - computer restarted

My computer just restarted by itself... after login I got the crash report that said: Interval Since Last Panic Report: 2089632 sec Panics Since Last Report: 1 Anonymous UUID: ...
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Frequent Kernel Panics on Snow Leopard 10.6.8

I recently bought a used MacbookPro5,1 with a 2,4 Ghz Core2Duo Processor. It was upgraded to 4 GB of RAM and a 750GB HDD by the previous owner. When I received it 2 days ago, it was running 10.6.3, I ...
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Is my MacBook Pro hard drive dying?

I have an early 2011 13" MBP, i7, 8GB crucial RAM, 500 GB Seagate ST9500325ASG. I've had it for about 4 months. Twice, including last night, the beach ball appears, concurrent with a sound that can ...
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How serious are occasional kernel panics?

I had a kernel panic about 2 years ago, and another one a few days ago. I haven't had any other problems besides minor software bugs, and I was able to harmlessly reboot after both. I've been told ...
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How to debug and solve an OS X 10.8 kernel panic which appears quite often, sometimes twice a day?

Suddenly my Mac started to have kernel panics, about 1-2 a day. I am running latest OS X 10.8.2 on a 15-inch, Early 2011 MacBook Pro 8GB RAM with Graphics AMD Radeon HD 6750M 1024 MB, Intel SSD + ...
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Mac Could Not Restart After a Kernel Panic

I was forced to restart MacBook Pro when a kernel panic happened about 2 hours ago... Since then my computer would just stuck on the grey screen with the Apple logo every time I tried to reboot it. ...
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Graphics glitches and freezes - can anyone make sense of this kernel panic?

I had problems with weird graphical glitches on my 2011 Macbook Pro. On service, they concluded it was a software issue, not a hardware one. I formatted my SSD and reinstalled Lion (since this is what ...
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Macbook Pro not Starting

I have a MacBook Pro and from the last week I have been unable to turn the machine on properly. First it displays the Apple logo and shows this message I've done a lot of research and tried things ...
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Kernel Panic on Shutdown

For a few weeks, every time I shutdown my laptop, It immediately reboots and displays a kernel panic error. I haven't been able to cleanly shut down for some time. The machine is a 15" Retina Macbook ...
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How do I prevent a scheduled shell script containing an rsync command from causing a kernel panic?

I have a simple backup shell script that runs daily at 1:00 AM. It uses rsync to copy twelve different directories onto my Windows computer's external hard drive. Here's an example: rsync -a ...
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Debugging MacBook Pro kernel panic few minutes after resuming from standby

Few months ago my MBP (Early2011) started to give a kernel panics after resuming from standby. This doesn't happen instantly, usually 1-10 minutes after resuming kernel panics do not follow a clear ...
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Kernel panic in OS X 10.7.5

After my Mac goes into sleep mode and once I try to bring it back, it gives me error messages Kernel crash: Panic (system crashes) log: Source: ...
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What the heck is “npvhash=4095”?

I've been using Mac for 15 years, and I've had relatively few problems. Many years ago, I was using a MBP 17" which sometimes was completely freezing: the only way to wake it was to hard-reset it ...
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Macbook Pro 2007 Crashes

I have a macbook pro 2007 . 4gb of ram 320gb. i bought this macbook off eBay over the summer. it came with leopard , 2 months later then i upgrade to snow leopard, then to mountain lion. i currently ...
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2008 iMac Running OS X 10.8.2 Won't Boot

My 2008 iMac is having trouble booting—it never gets past the initial grey screen with the Apple logo and spinner. After letting it try to boot (spinner working) for upwards of 10 minutes, I'll get ...
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Automatically reboot OS X 10.7 after kernel panic?

Is there a way to set up Mac OS X (10.7) to automatically reboot after kernel panics? Yes, it shouldn't kernel panic, I know. But it does. I've replaced all the RAM in the system, ran memtest and ...
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Need help with MacBook Pro rebooting after upgrade to Mountain Lion

My mid-2010 MacBook Pro keeps rebooting after upgrade to Mountain Lion. The crashes are happening in different applications but seems to happen most often when scrolling inside of an email or Safari, ...
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Kernel panic after using Android Emulator for Mac OS X Lion

I experienced a kernel panic. When I run Android emulator on a MacBook, iMac, or Mac mini, I sometimes get a grey screen for unexpected shut down and instructions to press and hold the power button ...
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How to spot the cause of a Kernel Panic in the problem report?

I've just got a Kernel Panic. I'm trying to find the source of the problem. I thought it could be the RAM memory but not pretty sure though. This is the report of the kernel but I'm not able to spot ...
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User accounts broken (in an odd state) since kernel panic in ML

MBA 11" 2012 model, ML upgraded from Lion User accounts: admin admin normal user guest Working fine for a week or so. Was logged in as 3. (a regular user), and asleep. When trying to resume the ...
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Disk unmount failing ; Unable to install Lion OSX. Ends with a kernel panic

I have been trying to install Lion OSX but it fails with a kernel panic. I was trying to erase my disk and reinstall Snow Leopard as before, but the disk erase failed with an unmount failure error. ...
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Repeated kernel panic: anyone able to decipher report?

I am getting repeated kernel panics. I have run many disk repair routines using Disk Utility and Techtool (6) but still happening. It seems to happen when I am using a particular application (Sonuus ...
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What is causing this repeated kernel panic?

Thu May 10 14:29:35 2012 panic(cpu 1 caller 0x2abf6a): Kernel trap at 0x01549b37, type 14=page fault, registers: CR0: 0x8001003b, CR2: 0x000003dc, CR3: 0x00100000, CR4: 0x00000660 EAX: 0x092c3f40, ...
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Do I have to run a disk integrity check after a kernel panic?

Relatively new to Macs, I'm used to Windows wanting to verify HD data integrity after an unexpected shutdown. I know they use different file systems, but do Macs need to do anything like this?
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Mac kernel panic - memory problem

I have a Early-2011 MacBook Pro base model. It has 4GB of RAM, and I use it for heavy development work. It shows a pattern of continuously dumping into a black screen which asks me to restart (a ...
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How to find a cause of a Kernel Panic message, or BSoD?

How to understand why Beautiful Screen of Death1 appeared? When I tried to find what happened using "Console" I couldn't find anything useful in logs? There's no 'panic' or 'SIG*' in logs, so what ...
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Accesing files with Mac not booting

Is it possible, say with Lion recovery partition or any other way, to access individual files on the hard drive to copy them before reformatting it to do a clean install? It is not possible to boot ...
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Keep getting this kernel panic

I keep getting this kernel panic once a week and a half roughly. It freezes the computer (2010ish 17" MBP), showing this error: And giving this error dump on reboot: Interval Since Last Panic ...
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Mac asked me to force shutdown my laptop

I've never seen that. A kind of shade slowly took over my screen and a message asked me to hold the power button until the macbook shuts down. Here is the error report: Interval Since Last Panic ...
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System Crash issue after Lion update

I have recently updated my Mac Mini machine from Mac OS X 10.6.8 to Mac OS X 10.7. Since this update my system has started crashing once or twice a day. Please find my crash report and screen ...
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2008 iMac Kernel Panic on Boot (from anything)

My friend has a 2008 iMac which ran into some issues lately - was taken to a genius bar and otld the RAM failed, so new RAM was put in. Now, though, we can't get it to boot from anything - HDD gives ...
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Kernel panic at shut down

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro from 10.6.8 to 10.7 (and now 7.1 & 7.2). Ever since the switch to Lion my Mac has a kernel panic at shutdown and I get the "You need to restart your computer" ...
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MacBook Pro freezes and shows console error messages

When I log in to my MacBook Pro (Mac OS X 10.5.8 w/ Intel 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, and 4 GB of DDR3 ram with a few bad sectors), it started entering my desktop but returned me to the log in screen. ...
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How to avoid a kernel panic during Lion install to USB disk?

I downloaded Lion from the Mac App Store, and have been trying to install it to a 32GB USB flash drive. I want to be able to boot my Mac from this disk to use Lion and test some things out before I ...
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Kernel panics; Apple hardware test error codes… Bad memory?

My MacMini, which I bought new around Thanksgiving 2010 from Amazon, has been having quite a few kernel panics. They aren't consistent in any way, but they have become more frequent and now many apps ...
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How can I troubleshoot Kernel Panics on my iMac

I recently started to see kernel panics on my iMac, that I believe has something to do with my hard drives. Not so sure though. How can I try to track down the cause of this error? Interval Since ...
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MacBook Pro Kernel Panic on Boot - even without a hard drive installed

My (Discrete, not Unibody) MBP (2007-ish) just started to kernel panic on boot. Pulled the HDD, which boots via USB on my Mini - hopefully ruling out a HDD or data/OS issue. I've disconnected the ...