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

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MBA 2022 crashes with "DCP PANIC - No device added after powering on the rails"

My MacBook Air M2 2022 (16G, 512 GB SSD) crashes sporadically under certain circumstances. This happens for example when I accidentally move my external mouse after closing the lid. If an external ...
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2014 Mac Mini in boot loop with kernel panics

The Mac Mini is usually left on but stopped working overnight, was off when user found it. Tried: reset SMC and NVRAM hardware diagnostics (fwiw) showed no problems single-user mode – wasn’t able to ...
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macOS kernel panics when many external drives are connected

I recently purchased a 5-bay HDD enclosure that I filled with hard drives. I connected this along with around 4-5 SSDs with NVMe adapters to my Mac mini via a powered USB hub. I noticed that when ...
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macOS Sonoma : Your computer was restarted because of a problem

Since last night, my MBA M1 is restarting whenever left idle or on sleep. Eventually it shows this error - Your computer was restarted because of a problem. I used LuLu and Firewall to make Photoshop ...
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Apple MacBook Air 2019 keeps crashing randomly (Kernel Panic)

My Macbook Air 2019 keeps crashing and restarting ("Your computer restarted because of a problem" - message on boot) over and over again. It happens randomly...after 5 minutes, after 10, ...
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Problem with Intel Macook restarting

My intel MacBook 2020 with Sonoma OS has been restarting with these logs panic(cpu 1 caller 0xfffffff0289d03e0): ANS2 Recoverable Panic - assert failed: [14533]:apcie0[0]: 4/4 links are down linksts=...
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Possible to make watchdog process ignore faults in the dynamic function row daemon (dfrd)?

I have a 2020 Intel MacBook Pro with TouchBar. The TouchBar hardly functions; it sometimes flashes erratically, turns off, and will not turn on again until the computer restarts. When the TouchBar ...
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iOS 17.1.1 on iPhone SE 2nd Gen PANIC MODE PROBLEM

Could someone please interpret this panic message for me? It started to cause my iPhone to shut down a couple of weeks ago. Battery is in good condition, no water damage or big falls, no storage ...
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External HDD killing MacBook Air, causing kernel panic attack, then unstoppable shut down mounting HFS+ from a partition on the drive

External portable HDD connected to iPad Pro M1 is only displaying 2 of 4 partitions suddenly. When connected to MacBook Air 2015 (running most up to date OS as the model can - maybe Catalina…?), the ...
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2021 M1 MacPro kept crashing (kernel panic)

I have a MacPro that's been freezing & restarting randomly every day for since late 2022 and I cannot figure out the cause. I've sent it to Apple Repair but they claimed they didn't find any ...
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MacBook Pro crashes when plugging in external HD

Every time I plug my WD My Book Duo, my MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, MacOS 13.6.1 (22G313)) crashes. I don't think there's an issue with the WD tower; I think there's something wrong with the HDD ...
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Kernel panics on MacBook Air M2 related to camera or sensors [duplicate]

I have an issue with my MacBook Air M2 (2022) that results in kernel panics that I can't fix without your help. Few more facts that we should consider to be on the same page: In January 2023 I got ...
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Mac OS 13.5.2 freeze and crash randomly getting more frequent these days

My Macbook Pro freezes randomly. The only way is overcome it is to restart manually. It was not that frequent a few months back but it's getting annoying now when I have to work. I have done ...
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correct strategy for MacBook Pro M1 32GB 2T repeated kernel panics

Some background: I bought the computer on May 2023, and ever since I keep getting kernel panic approximately every 3 weeks. I want to have the computer replaced but I need it for work and can't allow ...
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macbook keeps on freezing and restarting every hour (kernel panic)

This is a problem that happens to persist for 2 days now. It feels like a ticking time bomb knowing that this happens again after one hour. The error message that appears says it is a kernel panic: &...
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New Mac continues crashing even after changing memory

I am posting related to crashes I have had with my new Mac. The last time I posted about this someone had suggested to replace the memory cards since the previous crashes and report messages seem ...
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MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019 fans spikes up then restarts [duplicate]

I did a fresh install of Catalina and Big Sur on my MacBook Pro 2019 16 inch. Randomly, the fans speed spikes up, laptop hangs, then restarts. panic(cpu 0 caller 0xfffffff0291cb8ec): ANS2 Recoverable ...
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Help - new Mac keeps crashing

I bought a new Mac just over a year ago and it keeps crashing on me. I recently did whole factory reset on it to see if that would help and it just crashed again. Can anyone tell from the error ...
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Kernel Panics in Macbook Pro model A2141

Getting regular shutdowns due to a kernel panic regardless of what programs are running. Can someone please help in deciphering this error message? From what I read it might be a bad memory chip? Any ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 13" TB & kernel panic

My MacBook Pro 13" 2018 TB (has) started to crash randomly with the log message being: CPU Machine Check Architecture Error Dump (CPU: UNKNOWN, CPUID: 0x806EA) Core: 0 IA32_MC1_STATUS=...
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kernel task is high when using external monitor with MacBook Pro (i9)

I have a 2019 MacBook Pro 16" i9 with 16 Gb and BenQ 32" 4K monitor. I am using a USB-C cable to connect this monitor. At starting it was working fine but after a few months (during those ...
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Kernel Panic on 2016 15'' 10.12.6 Mac after Sleep: "Failed to complete supporting devices sleep"

During the last couple of days, my MacOS running 10.12.6 started to display the "Your computer restarted because of a problem" screen after waking up from sleep, which according to my ...
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Mac shut down on a Kernel Panic - 2019 Intel Core i9

My 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro has concurrent kernel panics. Any help on this would be very appreciated, I don't really know what's happening. panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff80039aac4f): Spinlock[...
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iPhone X Kernel Panic Troubleshooting

My iPhoneX keeps randomly restarting after upgrading to iOS 16. I did a full factory reset natively using the phone and the problem persists. I then did a full factory restore using a mac by putting ...
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My iMac (5K, 27 inch, 2019) '...restarted because of a problem'. Every time it restarted it would return to this screen, stuck in a loop

My iMac was working perfectly fine (as far as I could tell) on Saturday night. I turned it on Sunday morning to be met with a slow load time, and eventually a black screen saying "Your computer ...
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Ongoing kernel panics on Mid 2014 MacBook Pro with Big Sur

I've been having an ongoing issue with Kernel panics on my mid-2014 MacBook Pro running Big Sur, 11.7.3. Log from the latest is below. Things I have tried: Full system reformat and reinstall ...
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Stuck in Kernel Panic 1 after failed OS X install via bootable usb

I had to do a complete clean reinstall of the OS on a Macbook Pro 5 (late 2009). Reinstalling the OS through disk recovery didn't work,El capitan is no longer available to download.No backups were ...
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iMac keeps crashing on render

Problem: I have a iMac 2019 27-inch and when I try to render a video in Final Cut Pro or Davinci Resolve there could be happening 3 things: Mac crashes completely, restarts and shows a kernel panic. ...
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iPhone 13 Pro Restarts Unexpectedly with Panic Log

The iOS and all Apps are updated to newest; it will restart unexpectedly without regular. The last reboot time is 2023-01-03. Some panic log: {"bug_type":"210","timestamp&...
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Why does my mid-2012 MBP crash each night, while 'sleeping', due to a suspected bundle: com.apple.driver.AirPort.Brcm436?

I wanted to note that; my MBP is running the latest/last iteration of Catalina, which seems to work very well in every other respect. It only just occurred to me that; maybe if I turn off wifi (I'm ...
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late 2014 iMac crashing when going to screen saver or sleep

I have been coming back to may computer several times today and finding that it has crashed and restarted. below is a copy of the report. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. I am running ...
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Restoring firmware without Apple Configurator? (MacBook Pro 2019 13")

I have a MacBook Pro 13" 2019. It won't install any macOS version on it. Running an Ventura install disk gives the error: Software update required to run this disk. I have another MacBook, but it'...
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MacBook Pro 2019 13 inch random shut off

So I have a MacBook Pro 2019 13 inch, at the moment it doesn't have macOS on it. Trying to run Internet Recovery gives the prompt: "A software update is required to use this startup disk". ...
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Kernel panic during sleep

After updating to macOS 12.6.1, my MacBook Pro 13" 2020 has started to experience kernel panics during sleep. Normally, I have my Mac go to sleep at 11:30 pm and wake at 7:30 am with the Mac open ...
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M1 Max: Frequent panics doing a certain operation

If I'm uploading firmware to a usb device (which I'm developing software/firmware for) using a tool called nrfutil it sometimes hangs and fan speed goes up, I then have to power cycle. The devkit is ...
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Mac KernelPanic Using FireWire Device

I am using a mid-2010 Mac Pro with the latest Monterey 12.6 using OpenCore. Everything works perfectly except for some Firewire audio mixer I am trying to use (Mackie Onyx 1640i). I am connecting it ...
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Kernel Panics - Do these observations offer any clues?

I realize that this is a huge longshot. I have a 2017 21.5" Retina iMac currently running Ventura Public Beta 9. Beginning in May of this year I started getting regular Kernel Panics. I have done ...
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2020 MacBook Pro keeps shutting down with this error

This is the error I keep getting. panic(cpu 5 caller 0xffffff8006b199a4): zone_require failed: address not in a zone (addr: 0x40) @zalloc.c:1488 Panicked task 0xffffffa4f4d22000: 10 threads: pid 110: ...
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Samsung T7 as bootdrive not suitable?

Does anybody have experience with a Samsung T7 as bootdrive? I used external SSDs for about 4-5 iMacs (all different SSD brands). This time I used a fairly expensive Samsung T7 for my own iMac. Since ...
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Will MacOs reinstall delete all drivers?

My Mac keeps crashing (kernel panic), and I've isolated the issue to Realtek driver (usb-c ethernet adapter). I want to know what is the easiest way to remove Realtek driver. I've tried an app called &...
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Is WindowsServer a part of OSX?

My macbook just shut down without warning, and it appears that an inability to check in with windows server was the issue? Any insight as to what WindowsServer has to do with running MacOS will be ...
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macOS Panic: ANS2 Recoverable Panic

In the past week my iMac (latest Intel iMac) has crashed several times with the exact same reason. I have nothing attached to it except a TimeMachine drive. A few months ago I upgraded RAM from 32GB ...
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After Kernel Panic, why no Menu Bar, Keyboard or Mouse Clicks?

This on a 2017 Retina 21" iMac Running MacOS 12.5 I am not looking for a solution to the kernel panic problem. I've given up on that. You can read about it here: How To Diagnose Too Many Kernel ...
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Kernel Panic - assert failed: [14083]:low wA f4 i1875522 s3180082 n16 d0 w1.6 tGC9 tL30

For the past 2 weeks, I've experienced a few Kernel Panics. When looking at the crash logs, it specifies that there was an assert fail, containing the following information: panic(cpu 1 caller ...
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MacOS Panic every time it goes to sleep

My MacBook Pro throws a kernel panic after some time in sleep... it doesn't happen always, but very often. I have MacOS Monterey (12.0.1) installed. Here's the panic report panic(cpu 0 caller ...
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Crashes occurring on MacBook Pro 16"

I got several crashes on my Mac. They all have the same feature of no successful checkins from remoted in 180 seconds. What is that stuff that was not timeout? Any strategies for resolving that kind ...
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Repeated kernel panics: panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff8019f6799f): userspace watchdog timeout: no successful checkins from remoted since load

My MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Montery) freezes at the loading screen. I have tried reseting SMC, PRAM, reinstalling MacOs. The problem persists and I was able to derive the kernel panic report only ...
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How to diagnose too many kernel panics on a 2017 21" Retina iMac running Monterey

This on a 2017 Retina 21" iMac Running MacOS 12.4 The day before I installed 12.4 I had a kernel panic. The day after I installed it I had four kernel panics in rapid succession in the space of a ...
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MacBook Pro 16" 2019 Intel kernel panic [duplicate]

I'm having this kernel panic... I don't know what is related to, I had another kernel panic related to Intel's HAXM program to run Android emulators but I uninstalled it and after a while, this kernel ...
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MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019 restarts after sleep or locking the screen

Sometimes my MacBook Pro restarts after a while of being asleep. Other times it restarts after a while of being with the screen locked. I have macOS Monterrey, but this is has been happening before ...
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