Questions tagged [kernel-panic]

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

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What software caused my MacBook to panic reboot?

My MacBook Pro running High Sierra spontaneously rebooted while I was moving the mouse using Chrome as focus to access GMail. Upon reboot I got this panic report: Anonymous UUID: 77844606-CC97-...
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Cause of this kernel panic IOVideoPocketCamDevice::terminate

When I started my iMac 27-inch, it shows the message "your computer has been restarted because of an error". I searched on the internet and Apple's site said that it might be a software issue so I ...
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Ram problem even if they pass the apple hardware test?

After updating the ram 2 x 8 GB (CT2KIT102464BF160B) the mac mini late 2012 have started various kernel panic, doing the Apple Harware Test to verify the modules the ram is ok, everything is ok. So ...
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Is there an index / explanation for Shutdown cause -63 in the system log?

I am using MacBookPro12,1 (early 2015 model) and it restarts randomly without any warning. In the log, I found this: 2017-12-14 20:51:50 Previous shutdown cause: 5 2017-12-15 10:37:31 Previous ...
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MacOS High Sierra crashes after a while

Every time I start my MacBook, everything works fine. For around 3 minutes. Afterwards, it crashes with a kernel panic. I am forced to write this question in safe mode, as booting normally will make ...
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LG Ultrafine crashing MacBook - Panic Report - UPSB: thunderbolt power on failed

MacBook powered from the monitor. Locking screen. No waking up, computer restarted due to crash. It's happening over and over again. Anonymous UUID: 9678FF68-9D96-49C0-35C6-02F05323418E ...
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why apple hardware test doesn't see my network?

I would like to check if the new installed ram can have generated a kernel panic with AHT (Apple Hardware Test). Restarting by pressing the D key the dropdown appears for the selection of the network ...
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Macbook pro 2016 keeps getting panic mode

I have a Macbook Pro 13" 2016, without Touchbar (16G1036, macOS 10.12.6) that has been randomly crashing since it was purchased. Last week it gave the message Your computer has been shutdown due to ...
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Panic Medic Boot Appearing on Mac

Since yesterday, my Macbook Pro early 2013 running macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta has been randomly shutting down. After shutting down, it would take several tries for it to boot up and login, but ...
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Kernel panic - Mac won't allow me to log in

My MacBook Pro is going through some sort of kernel panic, however it is not letting me log in at all. It just keeps restarting and playing the chime music before showing some error code text on the ...
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Mac OS Sierra keeps crashing all of a sudden (panic)

Not always, but usually when I try to wake my Macbook Pro up from screen saver it panics. I've tried to find what could be causing it, but I'm at a loss here. Here's an EtreCheck log, hope it's of ...
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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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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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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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macOS High Sierra (10.13) Upgrade Fails With Endless Kernel Panic Loop

Preface: I am now able to reboot from an external live backup I had of my previous macOS Sierra (10.12) install. So I am recovering from that and am not completely “panicked” about this… But this is ...
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macOS 10.12.6: Panic, assertion failed: ifp->if_sndbyte_total >= len, bsd/netinet/in_pcb.c, line: 3458

I am getting sporadic kernel panics like this: *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 caller 0xffffff80189d435f): assertion failed: ifp->if_sndbyte_total >= len, file: /Library/Caches/com.apple.xbs/...
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Macbook Air Panic on Boot, “Unable to find driver for this platform: \”MacBookAir7,2\"

I have a Macbook Air that isn't booting into macOS. I'm repairing it for a friend, and they said this issue started suddenly for no reason, but I can't be 100% sure. Normally it hangs on the apple ...
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Crash with error “No more room to grow table”

For the past week or so my computer has been crashing at least once a day with the same error. *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff8018318b7f): "No more room to grow table: ...
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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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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 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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iMac kernel panics during sleep

Two weeks, my iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) started having kernel panics during sleep, effectively turning itself off (With all unsaved data lost, etc) and on while sleeping. I attached one of ...
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MacBook Pro kernel panic after speaker change

I have recently changed the speakers of my 13" retina MacBook Pro(Mid 2014, MacOS Sierra) and after few days my Macbook crashed while scanning a document using an HP printer which was connected via ...
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Difference Between macOS Locking and a Kernel Panic

Why is it that macOS Sierra, when something goes awry, sometimes has a kernel panic, but other times just freezes completely (can't move mouse, use keyboard, etc.)? Is one worse than the other? ...
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How to isolate causes for vague kernel panics?

After taking a short break, I came back to my system to find it was hung hard. I had to hold the power in and upon restart, discovered the following panic... yet unlike other panics I've seen and been ...
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Kernel panic on a 2012 MacBook Air

This is MacBook Air 2012 A1706 Now it doesn't even power on. It just makes 3 short tones. Where could be a problem?
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Finally reinstalled macOS Sierra, but now I get a kernel panic

I got stuck in an endless loop trying to reinstall macOS Sierra but after following Monomeeth's advice in this question: Stuck in endless macOS Sierra installation loop I was able to get it installed. ...
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Kernel panic or logic board?

I was recently given an iMac (24-inch Early 2008) without a hard drive. Following the instructions on iFixit, I gave the computer a hard drive, installed Mavericks on it, and didn't notice anything ...
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Getting kernel panics on Macbook Pro

I am getting kernel panics on reboots for a few weeks now. They seem to be caused by an Oracle kernel extensions(I will add an image of the stacktrace). I am using a MacBook Pro 15" retina mid 2014 ...
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GPU Panic cpp 143 macOS Sierra 10.12.5 stability issues and spontaneous restarts

I have no idea what is going on. Any similar experiences or ideas? Hardware MacBookPro6,2, 15-inch, Mid 2010 2,53 GHz Intel Core i5 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 Kernel Panic Anonymous UUID: ...
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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 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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Mac suddenly shuts down and doesn't respond

My MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch Early 2013) has been crashing abruptly. This is especially happening when I keep my machine in sleep mode. Scenario: When my machine goes to sleep, it won't respond to ...
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What's causing kernel panic on mid 2011 iMac? (a freed zone element has been modified)

I've got a mid 2011 iMac that kernel panics roughly after 30 to 45mins of being powered on. Then the panics seem to get worst eg after every restart of the imac. I've tried x2 different boot drives ...
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Diagnosing a kernel panic caused by ADB

This issue is somewhere stuck between Android Enthusiasts and Ask Different, but seeing as the issue is with the computer itself, I decided it was a better fit here. I'm a college student studying CS ...
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Problems with temperature and Mac fan

My Mac is showing lots of errors and running weirdly. The battery only lasts for a short time, there is a fan noise when I use it and I feel the temperature is high. In the report it says the ...
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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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Why kernel log is empty?

My macOS 10.12.3 crashed while suspended and I want to look in the log files to determine where the problem comes from. I opened System Information and in the Logs I found a Kernel log entry linked ...
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Fixing a “Could not read LR from frame…” kernal panic

I'm having a Kernal Panic with the following error: Could not read LR from frame at 0x0000700000080d48. How can I resolve this issue? Is there a way to diagnose the particular kernal issue or faulty ...
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MacOS crashed four times today

Further information: unable to get into diagnostics I tried getting to Apple Diagnostics: shut down computer, press power button, hold D key down: instead of diagnostics I am taken to the usual login ...
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Can't change kext file ownership from _unknown to root

I use Lion 10.7.2 and while I was trying to make Bluetooth kext work, I removed a kext named IOHIDFamily.kext from /System/Library/Extensions (SLE) folder but this gave a kernel panic so I copied it ...
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Macbook Pro 2012 crash on startup

I was getting the annoying "unplug the device using too much power to re-enable usb devices" notification for a while, but no USB devices were plugged in, so I just ignored the problem. Today I wanted ...
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MBP frequent crashes from kernel panic caused by memory faults?

There are 4 very similar crash reports listed here: http://pastebin.com/y7NUNJt6 The starting lines suggest to me it might be a CRC check failure but what do I know ;-) This tends to happen with the ...
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Kernel Panic and continuous beeping when restarting

I have a MBP (mid 2010, 13") and this is the usual kernel panic that I see each time that it restarts (sometimes it doesn't restart and it makes a continuous beeping). Kernel Panic log here: https://...
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My MacBook keeps crashing

My Mac keeps crashing with the same error: a freed zone element has been modified in zone kalloc.64 Here are four crash reports I collected over a period of time. It happens no matter what I'm ...
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Kernel Panic when using webbrowser / help appreciated

I recently had 4 kernel panics on my Macbook Pro (2010), always when using a Webbrowser(newest Firefox / Chrome) I built in a new SSD two weeks ago, after my old HD was destroyed while having similar ...
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User account invisible on start up

I've just purchased a built to order MacBook Pro 15" Late 2016. It has been showing faulty behaviour since the first bootup. Firstly, right after the Apple logo on startup, the Mac gets extremely ...
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MacBook Pro OS X and Windows Crash

I have a Mac-Book Pro on which i have windows 7 installed on Bootcamp partition, yesterday while working it suddenly crashed, I saw a blue screen for less than half a second and the system restarted ...
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Ways to troubleshoot a Mac OS X kernel panic?

I'm applying for an IT position and one of the test questions I'm up against requires that I spend 20 minutes looking into all the ways of troubleshooting a Mac OS X kernel panic, then compare it ...
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Late 2016 MacBook Pro 15' Kernel Panic

I purchased a new MBP 15 on Sunday, and today I had my first Kernel Panic while running Sierra 10.12.1 and was hoping someone could tell me what it says. Anonymous UUID: 399FCD7A-F0CA-1ADD-4E3B-...