Kernal Panic at Startup

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by MS157858, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Sep 26, 2004
    Providence, RI /Eindhoven, Holland
    I have a PB 1.33 GHz, and I am running 10.3.7.

    This morning, I tried to wake it up from sleep, and it seemed to be comatose. I did a hard restart, and it was very slow booting. I managed to login, but it was also very slow loading the desktop, and the hard drive was being much louder than usual. I tried to repair disk permissions, but the system locked up and the application was not responding.

    I again did a hard reboot; however, this time I got to the white screen with the gray apple, and the system froze. I booted into single user mode and did fsck with the following result -

    Incorrect block count for system entropy cache
    (It should be 1 instead of 0)
    Keys out of order
    Rebuilding Catalog B-tree
    The volume could not be repaired.

    After typing reboot, I got a kernal panic on the white screen with the gray apple. I tried hard rebooting a few more times, and again I am getting kernel panics on the white screen with the gray apple.

    Is this a system problem or could it be a dying hard drive. Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. macrumors regular

    Jan 26, 2004
    Could be a RAM problem (which caused a crash that mucked up your file system). Boot from your hardware test CD and run the extended test.

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