View Full Version : Software Update keeps crashing my PB!
Nov 26, 2004, 01:14 AM
Anyone else have this problem? I run software update and finish installing the software. when my computer starts optimizing the volume of my harddrive my computer crashes. the screen goes grey and i get a screen with multiple languages on it telling me i need to restart my computer. can anyone tell me how i can fix this? is there a way i can optimize my harddrive manually?
Nov 26, 2004, 01:19 AM
It sounds like you're getting a kernel panic.
Do the updates otherwise work out ok? Can you offer some info on the type of machine you have?
Nov 26, 2004, 01:31 AM
yes, the updates do end up getting installed in the end abd this only seems to happen when i try and install something. i have a 15" 1.25 powerbook.
Nov 26, 2004, 01:39 AM
i found another instance when i get these 'kernel panics'. i tried repairing permissions on my harddrive and the same thing happened.
Nov 26, 2004, 03:08 PM
alright, i ran fsck and that seemed to stop the kernel panics that happen when i try to repair permissions. i haven't tried downloading an update to see what happens. will try that next.