Questions tagged [kernel-panic]

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

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Computer keeps 'restarting because of a problem': setPowerState timed out?

When I leave my 2019 MacBook Pro (on macOS Catalina 10.15.3 Beta (19D49f)) for a while I find that when I return, rather than just logging in again, I have to 'boot up' the laptop. I then get a ...
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Old MacBooks no longer boot Snow Leopard

I have several old MacBook (MacBook2,1 units, from 2006) that have been running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard just fine, and been in use to teach a robotics class. I know we used them in December, but a ...
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Kernel Panic, especially at boot or sleeping mode: Thread “x” crashed. CPU issue?

I encounter some problems with my MBP late 2016. I thought it was from SSD, I have ejected it (now running on external one) I thought it was from RAM, I have run memtest86, the result was OK I have ...
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2018 Mac Mini getting crashing under load

I just bought a brand-new 2018 Mac mini (i5, 32GB RAM, 256GB SSD) and it has started Kernel Panicking (I assume? it stops outputting to the display and the fan gets really loud for a second, the LED ...
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Filevault Decryption process : Kernel Panic - Method to kill decryption process?

I've been trying for two months to update my mac to Catalina, and last night on a suggestion, I disabled FileVault. All was going good and suddenly kernel panic. My mac keeps kernel panicking while ...
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What caused my Mac to crash?

I have two files from the crash. First is the report that is sent to Apple. And the second one is from the Console app crash report. It's a new Mac and it's been running for only a couple days. That'...
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2017 MacBook Pro kernel panics when it sleeps after update to Catalina

After I update to Catalina (10.15.2), the system will freeze when I plug the USB keyboard to the Macbook. I ran the Hardware check, but there is no thing broken and I also had tried to rest the SMC. ...
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Kernel panic Macbook Pro 2015 Mojave - Stackshot Reason: Sleep transition timed out after 180 seconds while entering darkwake on way to sleep

I don't know what to do, I got this kernel panic yesterday. Any help would be appreciated, thanks. PS: Can't post the entire error log because it surpasses the character limit. UUID: E4AD7177-E1CB-...
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Intel Power Gadget causes kernel panics

The latest version of Intel Power Gadget (3.6.1) is causing frequent kernel panics in macOS Catalina (10.15.1), causing the system to freeze and then shut down. This happens when some app is already ...
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MacBook Air crashes after lid close

I've been noticing that my MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015) restarts after I open the lid sometimes, indicating that it has crashed while asleep - can anyone decipher the attached error report and ...
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How to debug kernel panic on macOS Catalina, as Catalina is on Read-only File system

Facing kernel panic on accessing "Offline" attribute of SMB protocol in our custom kext. How to debug these kernel panics on macOS Catalina. The debugging kernel extension steps are not supported for ...
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Kernel panic on MacBook 2009

Spam filter would not let me paste the error in my post so I've included a link as requested below. https://nopaste.xyz/?7a089661db97f035#bpjQp6YUCI1++uC/cbEyxNREZJzE0ZBoY1emHCNDF7o= Anonymous UUID: ...
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My Mac restarts after logging in

1- I identified the problem as a Kernel Panic at first due to warnings 2- Safe Mode Crashes 3- I reinstalled a OS through utilities , problem still persists (crashes after login) 4 - On Single ...
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New kext descriptions in Catalina

I don't have a Mac that can run Catalina, so this is really more of an intellectual exercise.. From a couple of kernel panics I've seen posted on Ask Different recently, the style of the loaded kext ...
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MBP - Catalina 15.1. - recurring Kernel Panic

I am at a loss of solutions for this problem. I keep getting these kernel panics with random reboots at the most unpleasant times. Things tried: formatted and reinstalled MacOS Catalina 15.1. thrice ...
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Explanation two files for a kernel panic report?

For a monitoring tool, we are relaying on the reports generated on kernel-panic at "/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports" In the past, kernel panics were reported as a file like: Kernel_2019-11-12-...
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macOS Catalina crashing everytime

I have a 15" mid-2015 Retina MacBook Pro with 16 GB RAM. After doing a clean install for macOS Catalina, my RMBP always freezes and after a couple of seconds, it shows kernel panic message and ...
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I'm having a kernel panic launchd exited (signal 10, exit status 0). How to solve it?

I recently bought this MacBook Pro 15 mid 2012 with core i7, 8GB RAM, 160 GB HDD and OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard. It comes with no battery, 6 vertical blue lines within the screen and a Shift key stuck ...
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MBP rebooting after sleeping for a long time

After upgrading to OSX Catalina, my MBP seems to be rebooting after sleeping for an extended amount of time (usually overnight when I am sleeping). After booting it back up and logging back in it ...
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Time Machine issue: How do I restore email originally backed using Mohave to Catalina?

Last month, the hard drive on my 2013 iMac died. Luckily I have a full backup on Time Machine (backed up with Mohave 10.14.6 (18G103)). However, I have a problem now. I took my iMac to a certified ...
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Kernel Panic when booting into Mac OS. iMac 27 2017

A few months ago, I was using the iMac and opened up spotlight search and there was my first ever kernel panic. It restarted then I logged back in and everything works fine. (The report is at the end)...
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kernel: (AppleSMC) Previous shutdown cause: -6

I have a MacBook pro retina 13-inch, early 2015. A couple of months ago I got the "service battery notification", now my MacBook is turning off randomly, sometimes repeatedly in a short period of ...
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Macbook frequently crashes during video chat. How can I debug this?

Frequently, and for no apparent reason, my Macbook Pro 15,1 with macOS 10.14.6 freezes, then hard-crashes during video chats (hangouts, slack, FaceTime). I have not seen this problem during regular ...
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Macbook sudden black screen & Shutdown

My MacBook pro retina 15" Late 2013 8 gb RAM MacBookPro11,2 A1398 (EMC 2674 ) was shutting down by itself, and when I ran the command in terminal the log it says, kernel: (AppleSMC) Previous ...
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iMac Pro Kernel panic [duplicate]

I was browsing Google Chrome and switched tabs from Discord to a new tab and then my Mac laptop crashed. I was then greeted with my minimal bash GNU GRUB screen whenever I try to run Linux without the ...
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Help Diagnosing this Kernel Panic Log

So... I've had about 10 kernel panics in the last 3 days... and I honestly have no idea what is causing them... if someone is able to diagnose... here's the latest... Anonymous UUID: C9FC42BF-...
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Every restart/boot, kernel panic occurs

Every time I restart my iMac (or just boot it up) I see this: But after I restart again it works fine again. I'm using MacOSX El Capitan. I've tried to replace MacOSX with Windows but I decided I ...
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What's causing kernel panics?

I'm getting a lot of kernel panics and freezes (many times/day). I've run an EntreCheck report, but I cannot interpret it. It seems to me to be Backup and Sync to cause it anecdotally, but I think ...
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Random, frequent panic reports

iMac 27 "- Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017, 3,5 GHz Intel Core i5. 8G RAM. Setup as brand new, out-of-the-box. I am trying to obtain help for I am yet to take it to a store and would like to be able to ...
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Macbook Pro 2010 crashes after waking up and usually when launching a Google Search in Chrome

I've got issues with my MBP which seem to be persistent, even after replacing the logic board for supposedly one without hardware issues. There are some typical instances when my macbook pro fails (...
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How do I install El Capitan and ParrotSec dual-boot? (without Kernel Panics)

ParrotSec was installed on this machine and it was running fine - meanwhile I could not reach it from Grub2 because if I chose MacOSX-32bit/MacOSX-64bit it popped back a Kernel Panic. On the other ...
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Instant crash when connecting a GIGABYTE RX 580 to a MacBook Pro

When I plug the eGPU into my MacBook, the computer reboots and then in the loading screen of macOS it will reboot again getting stuck in that loop. I thought I just had to plug in the eGPU and use it. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...

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