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

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Kernel Task is taking up 1.12 GB in activity monitor

I have an issue where my kernel task is taking over a GB of memory on my activity monitor. My fan seems to be going pretty crazy and is loud. Any ideas?
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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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My Early 2009 24" iMac, running OS X 10.11.5, keeps crashing

I have an issue with sudden crashes and restarts, which I think is related to the graphics. I noticed that, for example, this happens when I zoom in rapidly on a document. It also happens often when I ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2011 stuck in kernel panic on boot

I recently purchased a used MacBook pro 15.4" from 2011. The previous owner said that it keeps beeping 3 times at boot. I figured it's just a faulty RAM bar, which I had a spare one. He also stated ...
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MacBook keeps Panic (RAM problem?)

I’m having a major problem with my MacBook Pro 15" (Mid 2012 - non-retina) In 2012 I bought my MacBook in connection with my education. About 6 month after I've bought it, I got my first Kernel Panic ...
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Kernel panic: kernel_task

my Mac goes in kernel panic for reasons unknown to me, log from diagnostic report: Anonymous UUID: C144D1C9-52C0-9A38-FC07-61FEF6C5BDAB Mon Jun 13 13:00:38 2016 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu ...
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Help w/ Panic on 17" MBP Mid 2010. MBP Freezes upon waking. Help!

I have to restart my MBP multiple times a day after it wakes then freezes. Upon restart the main start screen with the apple has pixelated distortion in an almost check pattern. Please help me read ...
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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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Late 2015 iMAC started kernel panicking today (10.11.5)

I never had a single kernel panic on the 21" retina iMac (Late 2015) since I got it at the start of this year. This morning when I started using it (usually it is not shutdown as there are tasks it ...
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El Capitan gives me a kernel panic error right after installing

Almost immediately after the installation reboot, and seconds after the apple logo appears the following error shows up; panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff8017d263a6) : "zone_init;kmem_suballoc failed"@/...
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Regular Kernel Panics 10.11.3: com.apple.nke.applicationfirewall

I am experiencing new regular kernel panics on a Mid-2012 13” MacBook Pro. I’m not using any new 3rd party software and the hardware setup hasn’t changed. I tried uninstalling iShowU Audio Capture ...
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MBP keeps randomly shutting off

Panic report any ideas: Anonymous UUID: AC6BCF96-3971-4434-B26B-74E0F09463C4 Mon Mar 2 15:55:37 2015 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff7f9d9a9f63): "GPU Panic: [<None>] 5 ...
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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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Random Kernel Panics with Shutdown Cause: -64

I'm using Retina Macbook Pro 15inch (OS X El Capitan 10.11.5) and getting random kernel panics frequently since March 2016. (1 or 2 times a day or more) This is a company laptop and bought in October ...
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iMac Crashes kernel Panic

I have an iMac, and always crashing almost everyday. Can you please point me out to the right direction? Below is the Report after it had crashed. I Have already reverted to factory settings. no ...
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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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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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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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Macbook keeps restarting with “Possible Memory Corruption” Help!

I've been getting this issue for the past few months. Apple won't look at it regardless of my apple care being good for the next year, since I have the operating system on a third party SSD. They ...
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MacBook has been restarted when I left it running

I've left my MacBook running and then after opening the lid to start work the machine was not running. I had to power it on and see this in logs: Fri May 6 20:18:55 2016 Event: GPU ...
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Kernel panic after installing El Capitan

I've upgraded from El Capitan GM to Release today. After the installer app has moved the install files, the mac tried to reboot but the screen stayed black. I shut it off using the power button and ...
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Do you know how to read a Kernel Panic Report?

I updated to OSX Yosemite 10.10.5 from Mountain Lion last weekend, after a hard drive failure (I bought a new one). Since then, I have had about 7 kernel panics, I've had two panics today already. ...
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Alcatel 3G Modem X600 - Kernel Panic on resuming

Alcatel X600 is a 3G USB dongle. It worked well with the two previous OS X version. I have updated and am using OS X 10, El Capitan. The USB dongle works well without any problem but when it awakes ...
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How to investigate high kernel task memory usage?

I was using my MBP (with 16GB of RAM) as usual and out of blue I've this popup that: Your system has run out of application memory. To avoid problems with your computer, quit any applications ...
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Kernel Panic after updating to 10.11.3

A few weeks ago I finaly got around to updating to El Capitan and since then there has been several kernal panic crashes that I can't pinpoint due to lack of experience with OS X. If anyone could ...
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help me !! my computer is having kernel panics and i don't know how to stop them?

My computer is a Macbook Pro 13 inch from early 2014. In October of 2015 my computer started crashing. I sent it to an Apple Center to see if they could fix it. They changed a lot of things, hardware, ...
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OSX 10.11.4 on MBP Kernel Panic, whats wrong? (logs provided)

My MPB Has crashed 2 times the past week. After the first time, I updated everything and rebooted. What happens is it suddenly freezes and then shows a B/W screen saying that my computer restarted ...
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Kernel panic extra-dev-mode=1 after Mac OS X update

Today I chose to update my Mac OS X to 10.11.4. I had installed an SSD and I enabled trim with Trim Enabler (cindori). Now, after update, I'm stuck with a black screen with this message: Panic(...
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Display won't turn on after opening lid

Here's some system info $ system_profiler | grep Processor Apple: AUDynamicsProcessor: Apple: AUVoiceProcessor: Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.9 GHz ...
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My MacBook Pro is crashing with kernel panic. What would be the reason?

My Macbook Pro is crashing with the Kernel Panics recently. I have sent the crash report to Apple with the following data. Can anyone analyse, what would be the issue for crashes ? I am on OS X El ...
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Update Yosemite to El Captain : PANIC ERROR

I have updated my MacBook pro Yosemite to El Captain. During the update my macbook put an error message saying it failed to load the update. So I rebooted the MacBook now he puts me this error message ...
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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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Kernel Panics during and after 10.10.3 update

I have recently experienced two Kernel Panics on my MacBook Pro (13 inch, mid-2012). The first one happened during the upgrade process to 10.10.3 right at the end. The second happened today while ...
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Help with Panic Report Macbook Pro 15

Can someone please help me find out what the problem is? The macbook has just been sent to service and i they changed the logic board because of a Graphic card problem. * Panic Report *
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CrashReporter — what are '+' symbols?

Binary Images: 0x10225d000 - 0x102261fff com.apple.AmbientDisplayAgent (1.0 - 1) <9765C1E9-AB12-3755-B5DE-8CC9D53D3C22> /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/AmbientDisplay.framework/...
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Frequent Daily Panics - El Capitan, MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014)

Product Information: MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) OS X El Capitan 3 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Macintosh HD Intel Iris 1536 MB My MBP is encountering multiple panic's daily. I ...
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OS X restart with a Panic Report

I have worked in an environment inside VirtualBox on latest El Capitan OS X on MacBook Pro (Early 2015 13" 16GB RAM). Working with latest Vagrant (v1.8.1) and latest VirtualBox (v5.0.16) installed on ...
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MacBook Pro kernel panic report

My MacBook just restarted automatically. After the restart I got this error report: Anonymous UUID: 19FD699B-743D-2134-13B8-F9C25C3897D7 Sun Mar 6 13:26:32 2016 *** Panic Report *** ...
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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 it....
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Constant kernel GPU panics (GPUPanic.cpp:127)

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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USB-related kernel panic report

I've gotten about two dozen of the crashes reported below in the last week on my Early 2015 13" MacBook Pro running 10.11.3. Yesterday, I took it to the Genius Bar, and the guy ran some diagnostics, ...
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Many strange issues with 2009 Macbook Pro running 10.10.5

my wifes macbook pro started acting very strange this evening, and i can't seem to figure out what is wrong with it at all. here is a list of various issues that all seemingly started tonight: ...
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Kernel Panic El Capitan 10.11.2 4MEM/60

The machine: late 2011 15in MacBook Pro i7 Sandybridge 2.2 GHz 8 GB/8 GB (1333MHz,DDR3) = 16 GB RAM Intel HD graphics 3000 512MB The background: I have had this Mac for awhile now. I have dropped ...
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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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DeployStudio Kernel Panic

We have setup a DeployStudio server on a Mountain Lion server and also a NetBoot set on the server for deploying an image for a lab of about 70 workstations. We are in the process of upgrading them ...
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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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Macbook Pro 2010 Late Kernel Panic issues

I've had random kernel panics on my computer since about the time I updated to OSX Yosemite. I should add that I have a crucial m500 SSD and use the mini port to connect my laptop to a large external ...
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Recurring kernel panic when waking from sleep — can anyone tell me what this report means?

Hello — I'm experiencing kernel panics every single time my Mid-2012 MacBook Pro (2.3 GHz, Intel i7) wakes from sleep. Running El Capitan 10.11.3. I look at the reports, but they are entirely greek to ...
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What is Causing the Kernel Panic

I've been having an issue where my computer will randomly shut down and give me the panic report saying that your computer restarted because of a problem. I took it to the apple store they ran a ...
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GPU Panic: OS X 10.11, El Capitan stability issues and spontaneous restarts

I am facing severe stability issues after doing a clean install of OS X 10.11, El Capitan, on my MacBook Pro (Mid 2010). It restarts spontaneously for no apparent reason. Sometimes it subsequently ...