Fatal errors in the low level of the operating system.

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Frequent GPU Panics

I'm just praying that I don't need to replace my logic board for this problem; I don't have applecare. Randomly my computer shuts itself off, sometimes just the screen, sometimes the entire system ...
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OSx Mavericks (10.9.1.) randomly restarts

After having updated my macbook pro (mid 2010) and having it run without problems for some month, it now started to randomly reboot when I'm working on something. Resetting the VRAM didn't help. Any ...
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iPhone 4S: Grayed out Wi-Fi, and bug report exists for it

No, I don't want to try the hair dryer trick. Too worried that'll damage my iPhone. This is the bug report I have: File title: 2014-03-18-205028.panic.ips {"os_version":"iOS 7.1 ...
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What is causing this Kernel Panic (GPU Panic)?

My MacBook Pro keeps crashing. I can find no pattern to what causes it. Sometimes it goes for a day without crashing. Sometimes it crashes repeatedly. I've run an Apple Hardware Test (holding down D ...
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Could a failed Mavericks os x update cause kernel panics?

A friend asked me to look at his Macbook for him. I have some experience trouble shooting macs, but not much. He told me his computer failed to install OS X Mavericks and since then his computer ...
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Kernel panic recurring

I keep getting the following kernel panic. Can anyone help me, please? As a test I have just change HDD to SSD and update memory from 2 GB to 8 GB. All said to be compatible with mac. Upgraded os x to ...
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Apple hardware diagnostic terminology - what hardware issue does this portend?

After 18 months of ownership, my MacBook Pro Retina (mid-2012) suddenly started behaving very strangely, and then powered itself off several times. Upon reboot, the diagnostic report said the cause ...
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crashing MBP :(

I have a MBP from 2010 with 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo and 4 GB of RAM. Lately I am getting many kernel panics when my MBP is under high load, such as when copying, playing video's, editing etc. ...
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2011 iMac kernel panic

My iMac keeps shutting down approximately every 3 hours. I added 8GB RAM about a month ago. i also upgraded the firmware. BSD process name corresponding to current thread: ReportCrash ...
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Kernel Panic on Hibernate / after unplugging Devices

When I'm at work, I've got my Macbook connected to an external monitor and a Apple Magic Mouse + Apple keyboard (both bluetooth) and I am connected via ethernet. When I unplug all devices and take my ...
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Is there a way to generate a kernel core dump file after a kernel panic occurred on OSX?

I need to debug a kernel panic and the current information in the kernel panic log file is insufficient. The only information available on that matter is in the following link: ...
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Kernel panic on wake from sleep with firewire peripheral plugged in

I'm running OSX 10.9.2 on an old Macbook 5.2, 2.13Ghz C2d with 4 gigs of RAM. Everything is very smooth except for one very big annoyance - My mbox 2 pro has problems keeping up when waking up from ...
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Upgrade to OSX 10.9 from 10.8 causes random restarts

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro (late 2011, core i5 2.4ghz, 8 gigs of ram) to OSX 10.9 from 10.8 (which in turn I upgraded from Lion). The installation seemed to go well and everything was great ...
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Can Apple Diagnostics be wrong about memory issue?

I am looking for a second opinion on an issue with my brand new iMac. I purchased a new iMac direct from Apple about 3-4 weeks ago, and initially everything was fine. However, in the last few weeks ...
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How to get my lost mail and accounts back after kernel panic?

Today while working my system suddenly had a kernel panic. I tried to restart in safe mode and the meter went to about 1/4 and no further (did this twice). Since that didn't work I restarted normally ...
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What is causing this kernel panic?

nterval Since Last Panic Report: 835635 sec Panics Since Last Report: 3 Anonymous UUID: FE016DAD-F74D-CFED-FEBF-38D3994B54B5 Fri Jan 11 19:09:31 2013 panic(cpu 0 caller ...
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Curious Kernel Panic

I have been experiencing kernel panics roughly once per day since upgrading to Mavericks, but they overwhelmingly occur while I am doing something graphically intensive (eg: switching desktops, using ...
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Late 2009 iMac crashes randomly after installing Mavericks

I've seen others with the same issue — here is my error log. I had no problems with the 16 GB of RAM on Mountain Lion. Fri Feb 14 09:26:13 2014 panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff801b8dc19e): Kernel ...
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My MacBook (summer 2013) has had to shutdown 3 times in the past 24 hours due to an error

I have new 15″ MacBook Pro (summer 2013) with a solid state hard drive and 16 GB RAM (I figure it should be able to handle a lot). It recently started restarting itself due to a "problem", and ...
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Macbook pro boot with kernel panic - can't perform kext scan

I was trying to swap command and option key for my external keyboard following the instruction in http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20110529094802391. When I'm done with change and I ...
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Kernel Panic after diy repair

I exchanged the broken screen of a MBP7,1 with the screen of a MB6,1. Upgraded the ram to 8gb and switched to ssd, then installed osx 10.9. Reseted the PRAM and SMC. Everything went pretty well ! ...
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Unknown cause of recent kernel panics

I've recently been having kernel panics to my Mac Pro 3,1 that all seem to occur after my computer has gone to sleep (so mostly overnight). I've been getting them once a day, but have no idea what ...
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OS X kernel panic on boot with “unable to find driver for this platform”

I updated the latest version of OS X yesterday. When I updated this it asked me to restart and displayed "unexpected error" and asked to restart again. When I restarted it the following screen showed ...
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Debugger <panic> on MacBook Air

I was updating my iTunes and left my MacBook Air open to finish and restart. When I came back a few hours later my Mac was showing the grey apple screen with the apple and then black lines of code ...
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Getting Kernel Panics on a fresh Mavericks installation; Can anyone help analyzing the KP logs?

Since a couple of weeks, my MacBook Pro has been experiencing random kernel panics. I believe these kps started after installing Mavericks (although I am not completely sure). I decided to do a ...
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How to deal with WindowServer kernel panics, three NVIDIA-related KEXTs in the backtrace, whilst using Google Chrome?

I have a MacBook Pro (MacBookPro6,2) running OS X 10.7.5. Once every few days, on average, my screen goes black and it stops responding. Before these incidents I'm mainly browsing, random web pages ...
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Cisco AnyConnect causes OS X to kernel panic

My Macbook Pro 15" (Early 2011 - the one with Thunderbolt port) constantly kernel panics whenever Cisco AnyConnect establishes connection. The panic tends to happen in the first ~30 seconds after ...
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Does type 14=page fault kernel panic mean that RAM is bad?

A few days ago I upgraded my mac book pro to 16GB of RAM and now I am getting some kernel panics with page faults. Are page fault kernel panics typically caused by bad RAM or could there be another ...
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Understanding kernel panic error log

My MacBook Pro worked all normal when all of a sudden it went black. It tried to reboot itself but immediately produced a kernel panic. From then on I was never able to boot again. I could only enter ...
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kernel panic: com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily

i am having repeated kernel panics. i'm hoping someone can give me a clue. the panic looks exactly the same each time. i've pasted the entire .panic below, but here are some relevant parts, Kernel ...
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Mac Pro suffering from kernel panics almost daily

After running flawlessly for 2 years, my 6 Gig Mac Pro has started to suffer a kernel panic about once a day. Nothing really has changed as far as I know. Two details, probably irrelevant, I installed ...
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Latest OS X update causes Finder crash (SIGSEGV)

Does any one know how to fix an error like this? Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV) Exception Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS at 0x0000000102e50cf2 My Finder keeps crashing after updating my Mac ...
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What to do about broken WiFi on iPhone 4S after iOS 7 update?

Several iPhone 4S owners have noticed a problem with their WiFi not working after upgrading to iOS 7. It appears to be both a software problem (our phones have been working for nearly two years with ...
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kernel panic after starting quicktime video

I'm getting a kernel panic whenever I start a movie in quicktime player When does it happen I'm running OSX on an SSD, which was installed in place of my optical drive. I'm trying to open a file on ...
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How to interpret outcome of Apple Hardware Test on Malfunctioning Macbook-Pro/Snow Leopard

Here are some tests I have when I ran Apple Hardware Test from original Tiger install disc. My issue is recurrent worsening inconsistent kernel panics. The Hardware Test hangs up at 35 seconds, ...
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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 ...