Help with "You need to restart your computer" (kernel panic) messages

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by jovermont, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jan 18, 2011
    Can anyone decipher this kernel panic alert - what is about to die?

    I'm getting the top dark grey version -

    Interval Since Last Panic Report: -1 sec
    Panics Since Last Report: 1
    Anonymous UUID: 2DDD90F1-6C2B-4EF4-8487-0B6CB1A90B78

    Tue Jan 18 19:26:12 2011
    panic(cpu 0 caller 0x000B0504): "Uncorrectable machine check: pc = 0000000000C5AA7C, msr = 0000000000149030, dsisr = 40000000, dar = 0000000000037380\n" " AsyncSrc = 0000000000000000, CoreFIR = 0000000000000000\n" " L2FIR = 0000000000000000, BusFir = 0000000080000000\n"@/SourceCache/xnu/xnu-1228.15.4/osfmk/ppc/trap.c:975
    Latest stack backtrace for cpu 0:
    0x0009CC88 0x0009D63C 0x00029DA0 0x000B0504 0x000B0784 0x000B4278
    Proceeding back via exception chain:
    Exception state (sv=0x344fe780)
    PC=0x00C5AA7C; MSR=0x00149030; DAR=0x00037380; DSISR=0x40000000; LR=0x00BFAEC4; R1=0x2FDB7CA0; XCP=0x00000008 (0x200 - Machine check)
    0x02A5BAF8 0x00BFAEC4 0x0035CED0 0x0035C134 0x0035C1E8 0x000B1DD4
    Kernel loadable modules in backtrace (with dependencies):>0xd1dfff
    Exception state (sv=0x2a1fda00)
    PC=0x00000000; MSR=0x0000D030; DAR=0x00000000; DSISR=0x00000000; LR=0x00000000; R1=0x00000000; XCP=0x00000000 (Unknown)

    BSD process name corresponding to current thread: kernel_task

    Mac OS version:

    Kernel version:
    Darwin Kernel Version 9.8.0: Wed Jul 15 16:57:01 PDT 2009; root:xnu-1228.15.4~1/RELEASE_PPC
    System model name: PowerBook6,7

    System uptime in nanoseconds: 113468984270
    unloaded kexts:
    loaded kexts: 1.0.0d1 - last loaded 1272958632 2.1.9f10 2.0.2 2.5.8f1 1.0.6 2.4.0 1.3.9 3.0 1.8.7d5 1.0.10f1 1.7.7 5.4.8 1.15.1 1.0.1f2 1.3.2 1.9d0 1.5.2d0 2.5.8f1 2.5.8f1 2.5.8f1 1.7.2f1 1.0.1f1 2.1.9f10 1.7.4f1 2.1.9f10 1.1.0 2.1.1 2.1.1 2.3.9 2.7.91 1.5.3

    Model: PowerBook6,7, BootROM 4.9.3f0, 1 processor, PowerPC G4 (1.2), 1.33 GHz, 1.5 GB
    Graphics: kHW_ATIrv360M12Item, ATY,M12, spdisplays_agp_device, 32 MB
    Memory Module: DIMM0/BUILT-IN, 512 MB, built-in, built-in
    Memory Module: DIMM1/J7, 1 GB, DDR SDRAM, PC2700U-25330
    AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x14E4, 0x4318), Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (
    Modem: Jump, V.92, Version 1.0
    Bluetooth: Version 2.1.9f10, 2 service, 1 devices, 1 incoming serial ports
    Network Service: AirPort, AirPort, en1
    PCI Card: pci106b,4318, sppci_othernetwork, SLOT-B
    Parallel ATA Device: MATSHITACD-RW CW-8124
    Parallel ATA Device: TOSHIBA MK4025GAS, 37.26 GB
    USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller, (null) mA
    USB Device: Apple Internal Trackpad, (null) mA

    Thank you!
  2. macrumors 68040

    Apple OC

    Oct 14, 2010
    probably bad ram ... did you mroogle Kernal Panic?
  3. macrumors 68000


    Oct 29, 2010
    The Philippines...
    As I see it from the logs, it could be your wireless card... it could just be a bad kext. boot in safe mode and repair permissions...
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 18, 2011
    More help

    Thank you both for the responses, but I have no idea what either of you are saying that I should do - if you have time, please send over the step by step.

  5. macrumors 68000


    Oct 29, 2010
    The Philippines...

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