OSX Lion and recurring kernel panics. Help!

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by NazgulRR, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. NazgulRR
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    Some facts first:
    - Macbook Pro 13" 2010, all stock
    - did an upgrade to Lion in August (HD never been formatted before)
    - happened under 10.7.1 & 10.7.2
    - everything up to date
    - I do repair disk permission very now and then

    I started having kernel panics sometime in October and they are getting more and more frequent. I had 7 since then. I also could not figure if there is something specific that triggers them. It happens during surfing, streaming video, listening to music, while copying pics from my camera, etc. I also do not do anything CPU intensive with my MBP - Safari, Mail, iTunes, Pages, Numbers, iCal, iChat, Skype and uTorrent is what I use 99% of the time.

    I have all reports here:
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11502810/kernel1.rtf
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11502810/kernel2.rtf
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11502810/kernel3.rtf
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11502810/kernel4.rtf
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11502810/kernel5.rtf
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11502810/kernel6.rtf
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11502810/kernel7.rtf

    Can anyone figure out anything from them?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Mr. Retrofire
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    Logitech Control Center is probably the problem, so uninstall Logitech Control Center and restart your Mac! If that does not help, use Apples Hardware Test (dynamic pager error is probably a RAM/Virtual Memory (VM) problem).

    Other hints:
    ;-)
     
  3. GGJstudios
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    I've used LCC for years on several Macs with zero issues. It's possible this could be a bad install, but I've never found the software itself to be problematic.
     
  4. Partron22
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    I found LCC leaking on my wife's Mac about 3 years ago. It'd eat all available memory over the course of 3 or 4 days, and finish the Mac off with a kernel panic.
    Eliminating the control center eliminated the panics, and her Logitech mouse ran just fine without the control center. Perhaps yours will too.
     
  5. GGJstudios
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    I've never had a kernel panic or performance issues running LCC. I need it for advanced mouse button configurations.
     
  6. Partron22
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    Sure. I just wanted you to know that LCC actually can cause problems on some Macs.
     
  7. NazgulRR
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    Thanks guys. I have deleted LCC and rebooted.

    Interesting comment on leaking RAM issue with LCC. I have noticed that my Macbook runs out of all memory in the course of 3-4 days (4GB). I thought it was an issue with the Safari though (goes above 1gig in just few hours). Will see how it goes now.
     

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