In UNIX, a panic is an unrecoverable system error detected by the kernel.

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OS X Mountain Lion - Kernel Panic and Restart after Sleep

I have a mid-2009 15" MacMook Pro, with 10.8.2 installed. Periodically, after sleeping my machine, I open it and hit a kernel panic. The logs fail at the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient kext, and I ...
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Kernel Panic on Late 2012 iMac

I keep getting a Kernel Panic on my Late 2012 iMac. My log is at http://pastebin.com/AbqrgeGk if you need it. Please help. Thanks! Log imported: *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 caller ...
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MacBook Pro crashes and panic after Yosemite

I have updated from OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion to OS X 10.10 Yosemite 6 months ago and since then my Mac freezes with no reason (I need to switch off the computer). Yesterday after installing a Yosemite ...
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Background processes periodically eat up my CPU time on OS X 10.10.4, Yosemite

Periodically the CPU on my iMac Mid-2015 running OS X 10.10.4, gets used almost exclusively by: launchd: ~70% fseventsd: 12% UserEventAgent: ~40% opendirectoryd: 20% notifyd: 12% I have tried ...
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Possible memory corruption error

I have a Mac Yosemite version 10.10.4. Recently I've been experiencing problems with Firefox and Chrome, which both crash often. The real problem is that in the past few weeks I experienced some ...
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Kernel panic - Macbook pro 15" early 2011

I have problem with "Your computer restarted because of a problem" loop. Sometimes my Mac doesn't crash all day, but sometimes it crashes 5-10 times at day. Thank you for every advice. Kernel panic ...
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Please help me troubleshoot MacPro Kernel Panic

I am getting a lot of Kernel Panics recently, sometimes several per day. Here is the most recent one which occured when running Pro Tools HD on my MacPr 2,1: Interval Since Last Panic Report: 290582 ...
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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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KERNEL PANIC recurring after reinstall for Macbook Pro OS X 10.6.8

We reinstalled operating system at apple genius bar due to 3-4 previous crashes. Updated and timemachine restored files but it has started crashing again. Is it a firefox problem? Has the problem been ...
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Mac OS X 10.6.8 won't start up after kernel panic

I got a kernel panic. When I restart the laptop the system gets stuck in the loading screen (Apple logo and loading gif) with the fans spinning as if there was no tomorrow. I tried booting in safe ...
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Mac crashes when using Terminal app

I'm having trouble with my MacBook Pro. Specifically, it always crashes when I try to open the Terminal app. I get the following report: Anonymous UUID: 071752AC-395C-0603-2111-894859AA762E ...
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iMac 2011 With Yosemite kernel panics several times

Our Mac has kernel panicked about 5 times today. Below is the crash log if someone could help us out, cheers in advance. > Anonymous UUID: 2FBA36C0-0496-067C-BFC9-151393EB378C > > Wed ...
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What is a Kernel Panic and what does it mean?

I have this report: Anonymous UUID: 84DCCF22-1516-5255-9602-7222ECDA9095 Tue Aug 11 20:26:13 2015 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff8028bc1cde): "launchd died\nState at Last ...
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Why is my external harddrive causing a kernel panic?

I've got a external harddrive that causes a kernel panic about a minute after connecting it to my MacBook. I can't work with it because it kernel panics before I can do anything. Is this a hardware ...
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Mac Pro: Kernel panic during HDD boot and DVD boot

I have a 2007 Mac Pro (OS X Tiger 10.4.11) that cannot boot up anymore since a few days. I see the grey screen with the apple logo and the rotating circle. After a minute or so I get a kernel panic. ...
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Macbook Air (Yosemite) crashes while watching videos

For about a week now, my Macbook (Air early 2014) has been crashing whenever I have been using it to watch videos online (Youtube etc.) I took a look at the event logs and found a number of kernel ...
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iMac keeps restarting every couple of minutes. Any ideas which software/hardware is the culprit?

Backtrace suspected of leaking: (outstanding bytes: 1337520) 0xffffff801936bf56 0xffffff80193b392d 0xffffff80193a0cab 0xffffff80193abcfd 0xffffff80197c9475 0xffffff801984bc56 last loaded kext ...
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Question about GPU Panic on Mid 2010 MacBookPro6,2

I've read endless threads about this issue, but there is something I haven't found yet and I hope somebody could suggest something. For what I've read so far, a considerable amount of MBPs ...
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Kernel Panics and Three Beeps

Here's the log from my problem report. I'd really appreciate if someone could take a look at it. I should also mention that my computer has been freezing and beeping three times. I removed google ...
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MacBook shows circle with line through on boot even on Safe Mode and kernel panics

I was rebooting my early 2011 MacBook to run a hardware test on system boot using the shift key. It all went well and the hardware test was accomplished. I rebooted as usual and I get a circle with a ...
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Kernel Problems randomly restarting MacMini Late 2012

I have a MacMini (late 2012) running the latest Yosemite version 10.10.4 and I get ocasional random restarts. Sometimes they occur right after I login from one of these restarts, other times it is ...
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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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Graphic issues with Intel HD 4000

Since two weeks I see an incrementation in odd, graphical rendering issues on my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012). These issues include flickering, oddly shaped figures, graphical noise and other ...
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Constant kernel panics since Mavericks update

Hardware is a mid 2010 MAcBook Pro 15", i7 2,66ghz, 8 GB RAM, 512 MB Video RAM. I encounter regular kernel panics for a while now, I think since upgrading to Mavericks. Usually it used to happen ...
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Is there an (automated) test suite to find bugs for OSX?

Apple introduced a nasty issue with OSX 10.10.3 (see also questions here and here). Some Macs with an Intel HD 4000 have random kernel panics and sometimes graphics glitches. However, the problem is ...
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Kernel panics too often OS X 10.10.3

I'm getting kernel panics more often than I'm comfortable with. I got one yesterday and one this week, not sure the exact frequency before that, but I got at least 4–5 of them within a day last week. ...
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Yosemite Kernel panics involving com.apple.driver.AppleUSBCDC

I have experienced 5 kernel panics over the last few months. Using a mid-2012 MacBook Pro running Yosemite 10.10.4. I have reinstalled Yosemite and have erased, repartitioned and reinstalled. I have ...
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Why does my MacBook Air keep restarting because of a problem?

On an admin account on my MacBook Air mid-2013 I have tried repairing the disk and disk permissions, tried doing it from recovery partition and have even reinstalled the OS. This is the diagnostic log ...
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Unable to boot (kernel panic - reboot cycle) after 10.10.4 upgrade

Macbook pro early 2011, after 10.10.4 upgrade does not boot then gives the standard "you have a problem" message, then panic message again etc. I've attached an image below: , After ⌘Command-R ...
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Kernel Panic after freeze

My Mac just froze so I turned it off and tried a restart but it didn't work. For a few seconds I saw something that made me panic because I don't understand a word of it: panic(cpu 2 caller ...
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Why does my mac keep crashing?

(I will have to do this fast, since I think my mac will crash again.) My Mac keeps crashing. It started happening since I installed Adobe Acrobat Pro (since then I have removed it), but it might be ...
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Macbook pro crashed after loss of power. Fixed a few problems, but still cannot boot

We have a 2010 Macbook Pro, and a few days ago he had it off the power connection, and it lost battery power. It shut down, and when we hooked the cable back up, it would show the apple logo, and have ...
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What is causing a kernel panic on my macbook everyday?

Below is the report. It looks like a USB device, but how can I tell which one? Wed Apr 8 15:52:28 2015 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 caller 0xffffff801594887b): "thread_invoke: preemption_level ...
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iMac 2007 with accelerated graphics problems and kernel panics

I have a mid-2007 iMac. It's been getting kernel panics and locking up. I noticed it does this immediately when needing to use accelerated graphics motions, such as running Launchpad, using a ...
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Macbook Air restart and kernel panic issues

My Macbook Air 13 running Yosemite 10.10.3 inch doesn't resume from sleep always. Also, there is a 'No batteries Available' sign frequently and a cross (X) on the battery icon. Also, it doesn't ...
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After VirtualBox, “error loading kernel”

Installed VirtualBox, power off the Mac and when power on again there is this message (in attachment). I can navigate into Hard Disk. How can I resolve this problem ? Thank you
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MacBook running OS X 10.10.3 keeps crashing

My MacBook keeps crashing and restarting randomly. There does not appear to be a specific app that makes it crash. Panic Report panic(cpu 1 caller 0xffffff7f8f09bbdb): "GPU Panic: [<None>] 5 3 ...
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mid-2010 mbp randomly cuts off

Here is the panic report, please tell me what you think it could be: Anonymous UUID: AC6BCF96-3971-4434-B26B-74E0F09463C4 Mon Jun 29 04:41:45 2015 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 2 caller ...
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New Kernel Panic on Yosemite

I previously had recurrent kernel panics (documented here), which Tetsujin kindly traced back to Soundflower. I uninstalled the software, and the problem seemed to be resolved. However I had another ...
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Mac crash after installing XCode

I tried installing XCode on my MacBook Pro, but for some reason, it suddenly crashed. After a reboot, I saw a message my computer had to restart because of some system failure. After this message, I ...
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“You shut down your computer because of a problem.” keeps displaying on every boot

I am using a 13" MacBook Air (late 2013 model) with OS X Mavericks. Yesterday, my computer hung up and gave me a kernel panic error where it told me in different languages that I needed to restart ...
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MacBook Pro kernel panic at boot

My MacBook Pro kernel-panicked with this message, "You need to restart your computer. Hold down the power button until it turns off, then press the power button again." The same message appears each ...
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Kernel Panic Report - Is my graphics chip dying?

Is my graphics chip dying? Panic Report panic(cpu 1 caller 0xffffff8019017cc2): Kernel trap at 0xffffff8018d0e11b, type 14=page fault, registers: CR0: 0x000000008001003b, CR2: 0xffffff80fa271000, ...
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Moving Macbook Snow Leopard drive to a Macbook Pro that had Yosemite installed: kernel panic!

My wife has a mid 2006 macbook that has been upgraded to snow leopard. I have a mid 2008 macbook pro that has been upgraded to Yosemite. I now want to give my macbook pro to my wife, and thought I ...
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Kernel panic related to DirtyJetsamMemoryLimit?

I've been having random crashes (freezes or kernel panics requiring hard reboots) but I can't seem to pin down the cause. Looking in Console.app on restart, the only common factor seems to be related ...
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Perpetual Reboot / Kernel Panic

MacBook Pro5,3 (mid '09), with 1TB 7200 HD, OS 10.10.2 at first had an unresponsive display upon opening lid / waking. Only holding power down for 10sec to reboot snapped it out. Day later it started ...
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Kernel Panics on MBP mid-2010 with a Seagate Hybrid Hard Drive [duplicate]

I have a mid 2010 MBP 15-inch and I recently replaced the Apple manufacturer hard drive with a 1TB Seagate hybrid hard drive and I am running Yosemite. My MBP crashes randomly when I'm playing League ...
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Frequent kernel panics osx 10.9

I'm getting kernel panics more often than I'm comfortable with. I got one yesterday and one today, not sure the exact frequency before that, but I got at least a couple last week. If anyone would ...
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How can I identify what my problem is from a Panic Report?

My iMac (late 2009 ) keeps hanging and the screen freezes. Anonymous UUID: B0BCD2D8-C300-6D40-6A72-6C102AF8254A Mon May 18 22:28:44 2015 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 1 caller ...
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Macbook pro mid 2010 GPU panic [duplicate]

I have one of the faulty mid-2010 MacBooks with a GPU panic problem. I cannot work, while keeping a sane state of mind. My machine is restarting 4-5 times a day. Here is a example of the log: ...