Questions tagged [kernel-panic]

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

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kernel panic on my mac mini

I have mac mini bought in 2018. Since yesterday it gives a kernel panic. My mac mini restarts then and gives a log with an error message. This happens when my mac mini is in sleeping mode. I use two ...
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Interpreting constant kernal panic

I have very frequent kernel panic calls. Here is a report on one of them. I have no idea what is causing it. Fri Jun 27 11:21:45 2014 panic(cpu 1 caller 0xffffff7fad305f7c): "GPU Panic: [<...
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Late 2012 27" iMac Not Booting - now with Ext. High Sierra 10.13.6 SSD - need help with panic log

Late 2012 iMac - recently rebuilt and tried to upgrade to Mojave 10.14.4 Clean High Sierra install with external SSD with 10.13.6 Mac OS X: EFI Boot version : 283.0.0.0.0 *** Panic Report *** panic(...
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MacBook Pro shows blank screen then shutdown [duplicate]

My MacBook Pro Retina (15inch Late 2013) shows blank black screen Shutdown randomly here are the logs can you tell the reason ?
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kernel panics on MacBook Pro (Early 2008), possibly SMC related

I am a proud owner of a MacBook Pro from Early 2008 (MacBookPro4,1), which is (apart from the problems) still running strong. Unfortunately I have been getting kernel panics for a while now. I am not ...
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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 + HD....
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macOS: Kernel Panic at USB insertion, system restarts or freezes [duplicate]

When I insert a USB, macOS system (running High Sierra, Mavericks, Mojave) restarts or freezes with a panic report: Panic Report: panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff801e4ba207): "a freed zone element has ...
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Plug in mouse on USB, Macbook crash then reboot

Sometimes happens that my macbook pro 2009, reboot when i plugin a usb mouse: Anonymous UUID: F7E860F6-8C86-01A6-6879-40F90DC7168D Sat Apr 13 09:30:00 2019 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 ...
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System crash after installing NVIDIA Web Driver on Sierra

I am building PyTorch with GPU support from source on my MacBook Pro. As CUDA related stuff being required, I have to install NVIDIA Web Driver instead of using the OS X Default Driver. However, the ...
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Professional Data Recovery solution: what to use?

I have a LaCie P9227 2TB drive partitioned 500GB for Time Machine and 1.5TB for Archive purposes. Two days ago the disk started failing (DriveDx utility indicated it as Failing), the TM partition ...
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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 panic on every attempt to access Recovery Mode

I was trying to access the Recovery Mode on my MacBook Pro5,3 with OSX El Capitan 10.11.6, however every attempt ended in Kernel Panic (KP). I would see the Apple logo with a loading bar and the ...
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Why does my Mac Pro crash (or log out) almost everyday. Can anybody help?

i have a Mac Pro Mid 2010 (10.13.6 (17G5019)/2 x 3,46 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon/128 GB 1333 MHz DDR3/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6143 MB) and experience terribly annoying crashes (mostly suddenly logging ...
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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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Macbook Pro (Early 2015) bluetooth issues after waking from sleep

Just got a new MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015), but there are several problems with bluetooth. Most of them occur when waking from sleep: Sometimes the bluetooth icon shows "Not available". ...
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PSA: Random freezes/kernel panic on 2013-2015 retina MBP

I've got a Late 2013 15" MBP (A1398) that has been experiencing random freezes/kernel panics for a while now. I was initially unable to pinpoint a cause.
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Panic Report initproc exited exit reason namespace 2 subcode 0xa description none

My MBA has been recently doing the beachball thing and Kernel panics. Does anyone knows what this crah report means? Anonymous UUID: 0BCEAA1D-32A3-1735-AF5F-607108F40027 Thu Jun 7 14:23:...
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Mac keeps creashing with kernel panic

For the last week or so my Mac has been randomly kernel panicking. My usage of the my laptop has not changed, so I have no idea why this started all of a sudden. This is a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017,...
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Kernel Panic upon wake from sleep

my TB MBP (Mojave) has been panicking quite often lately upon waking from sleep, and here's the latest panic report: Anonymous UUID: 27FCCF62-843B-76C2-32A6-3E4F215D3E53 Sun Feb 10 13:24:22 ...
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Kernel panic every hour or so “UPSB: thunderbolt power on failed” ever since I upgraded to High Sierra

This problem has never happened before upgrading to High Sierra (was on every OS since Lion). The day I upgraded, this problem has been reoccurring every 1-2 hours, and once even 5 minute after a ...
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MBP occasionally doesn't wake up until after forced reboot showing a message of an unknown problem

Last 4 days, I encountered this problem twice. I'm using my Retina Macbook Pro 13" (OS X : El-Capitan) with a Thunderbolt Display (+ third party mouse and keyboard plugged into the TBD) since about ...
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Should there be an Apple logo on the hard drive of a MacBook?

I was installing an update on my MacBook Pro mid 2012 when it crashed. Kernel Panic. I brought it to an authorized service center for repair. The following day, I got a call that the center is ...
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Why did deadbeefdeadbeef become deadbeeedeadbeef?

My computer had a sudden shutdown today, and part of the associated report is found below: ** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 4 caller 0xffffff800a4bade0): "a freed zone element has been modified in ...
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Install 1.69f4 (SMC 1.7) on MacbookPro8,1 running Yosemite

Dec 2018 Update: I bought a new battery (A1322) in Sep 2016 for S$42 because my battery deteriorated further. My MacBook recognised the battery and it had no random shutdowns for a while. However, it ...
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Kernel panic in com.apple.iokit.IOAcceleratorFamily2

It's happening every once in a while that I get a kernel panic like the following: Anonymous UUID: 298497E3-67C5-3C3E-49A8-F58D0EF87D19 Wed Sep 5 14:31:51 2018 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu ...
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MacBook Pro crashes randomly after dropping it on the floor

A few days ago my MacBook Pro slipped out of my hands and fell onto the tile floor. The outside got banged up quite a bit and the Touch Bar no longer lights up but still responds to touches sometimes ...
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How can I resolve a situation in which my Mac keeps crashing while working with a specific video file?

My MacBook Pro 2016 with Touch Bar keeps having a kernel panic whenever I attempt to use a specific video file I recorded with my Atomos Shogun Flame. FCPX imports and uses all of the other files from ...
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Could not read LR from frame at 0x0000700005dc3ca8

My MacBook locks up and shuts down. I have read numerous threads but haven't been able to get the info to fix this. I do get this error; Root disk errors: "Could not recover SATA HDD after 5 ...
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Early 2015 MacBook Pro running 10.13.3 kernel panics frequently

My early 2015 MBP keeps having kernel panics. I cannot seem to figure out what causes them from the error reports nor can I pin down a certain behavior that triggers them. Has anyone also experienced ...
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How can I locate unused drivers (kext files) on my mac which I see exist using kextstat command?

I've been receiving crazy kernel panics for years, and I've resolved to get rid of them once and for all. I was recommended to remove all the 3rd party drivers that appear in the reports as they ...
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Kernel Panic on El Capitan Mac Book Pro

Can anyone look at this crash log and tell me what's causing my kernel panic? Forgive me if I am breaking some rule, as I'm new to this Tue Nov 22 05:40:34 2016 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 ...
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MacBook Pro suddenly does not boot and acts very strange

Suddenly when booting up my MacBook Pro I got the message in the image It restarted by itself a couple of times giving the same crash message. Then it wouldn't boot at all. It would just go black ...
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MacBook Pro 7,1 (Mid 2010) 13 inch - Random overheat and shutdown, kernel error

Was using my laptop (MacBook Pro 13 inch, Mid 2010, macOS Sierra 10.12.3) normally as usual during classes. Before the initial overheat and shutdown, while I was carrying the laptop with the lid open, ...
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Can't login because of kernel panic

When I restart my computer I usually type my password to log me in. However, when I try to do this now it shows me the following message: "Your computer restarted because of a problem" So I ...
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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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rMBP 15-inch, Mid 2015 Kernel Panics 10.12.4

New MacBook Pro 2015 Kernel Panics frequently. I have reset the PRAM yet the problem persists. Any ideas whats going on and how to fix? Here is the Panic report: Anonymous UUID: AF5640BB-45E1-...
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Kernel panics due to Parallels Desktop or Apple's own problem with graphics controller?

Twice this week my MacBook Pro Retina has suffered kernel panics for the first time after years of faithful service. This coincides with me upgrading and beginning to use Parallels 14.0.1, so I ...
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MacBook Pro freeze and goes off by kernel panic

For several weeks, my mac bug when I use Chrome or Photoshop. The mouse cursor make rainbow loops, for 2/3 minutes I can't do anything and voilà, it turns off alone ! This happens 2/3 times a day! ...
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Kernel Panic right after sleep in macOS High Sierra

Recently I have noticed my MacBook Pro restarting as soon as it tries going to sleep. If I plug it in and leave it on for the whole day, it will work fine. I have tried resetting SMC, NVRAM etc. ...
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Kernel panic: need help to confirm or refute my hypotheses about the cause

I recently experienced a kernel panic on my MacBook Pro (OS X version 10.9.5). The crash report is attached below. I did some research on kernel panics, and I figured the VirtualBox kernel extensions ...
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Trying to figure out what is causing kernel panic, problem report inside

Trying to figure this out since it is driving me insane. I looked up my third party kexts and only thing is little snitch, thats not even in this report so it doesn't seem to be the issue. Can this ...
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kernel panic – MacBook Pro 2011 won't boot, keeps restarting

My MacBook Pro 17" Late 2011 is suddenly unable to boot, keeps restarting over and over again, like 10-20 times until it decides to shut down. As it restarts each time, it displays a message like this ...
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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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Installing Brother driver/software causing kernel panic

I'm trying to install the Brother drivers for my Brother MFC-L5750DW on Mac OS X, but the installer app keeps crashing. I've called with customer support, who confirmed I'm trying to install the ...
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A ton of RAM being used with nothing open

Ok, so my Mac got a virus, two days later I came home and noticed a screen saying "your computer shut down because of a problem" and then stuff in (I'm pretty sure they were there) different languages....
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MacBook Pro Shuts down because of a problem

This has happened twice in two weeks now. Here's the problem report in the form of one log: Anonymous UUID: C6100A0F-9E5F-C27D-1439-BD60D7545287 Sat Oct 6 12:21:14 2018 *** Panic Report *** ...
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Mac Pro Tower Repeatedly hanging/rebooting. Mint clean install with zero internet time

Hardware 5,1. I have replaced the power supply once. Machine keeps either rebooting or display the "your mac has a problem and needs to reboot screen". This is on a largely mint OSX and audio app ...
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Mac keeps randomly restarting after logic board replacement

I got my logic board replaced due to water damage a few days ago and ever since i've got it back, a few times a day my laptop has a kernel panic and restarts. This appears to happen when i leave it on ...
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Multiple kernel panics caused MacBook Pro 13'' Mid 2010 13'' to not boot anymore

For the last months I have had a problem with my MacBook Pro crashing when I applied pressure on the back described here in more detail: MacBook Pro Mid 2010 13" freezes/restarts when applying ...
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Kernal Panic during Nvidia Driver update problems

Today I updated my Nvidia Driver. During the process the computer experienced a kernal panic. But it seems to have installed the driver update. But now the menu bar on the screens inactive looks ...