Kernel Panics keep recurring - NEED HELP

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  1. AceCapone macrumors newbie

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    Jul 9, 2011
    Location:
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    #1
    I am experiencing quite a few kernel panics as of late, about 2 sometimes 3 times a day. It usually happens when I'm streaming a video or attempting to anyways. Ive searched the forums and have done the following:

    Repaired disk and permissions through disk utility
    Reset the PRAM
    Upgraded to OSX Lion
    Software Update

    After all this I still have not been able to come up with a solution to my problem. Ive read it may be a hardware issue, and having said that I think its important I mention that my hard drive crashed about 6 months ago and I got it replaced from Apple. Now my warranty has expired and I need help fixing this. I don't know if all the error messages are the same but I copied the last one and this is what it said:

    Interval Since Last Panic Report: 181653 sec
    Panics Since Last Report: 3
    Anonymous UUID: 95591E7C-87B4-4A1B-AA12-03BC2611F871

    Mon Aug 1 05:56:47 2011
    panic(cpu 0 caller 0x9d4c97): NVRM[0/1:0:0]: Read Error 0x00000100: CFG 0xffffffff 0xffffffff 0xffffffff, BAR0 0xc0000000 0x7f3cf000 0x0a5480a2, D0, P2/4
    Backtrace (CPU 0), Frame : Return Address (4 potential args on stack)
    0x5c892188 : 0x21b837 (0x5dd7fc 0x5c8921bc 0x223ce1 0x0)
    0x5c8921d8 : 0x9d4c97 (0xbea22c 0xc5a840 0xbf8f88 0x0)
    0x5c892278 : 0xaef5db (0x91ffc04 0x8710004 0x100 0xcb42b6)
    0x5c8922c8 : 0xae65d4 (0x8710004 0x100 0x5c8922f8 0x9c4774)
    0x5c8922f8 : 0x16c8965 (0x8710004 0x100 0x438004ee 0x5c892308)
    0x5c892438 : 0xb0e258 (0x8710004 0x982a004 0x0 0x0)
    0x5c892478 : 0x9dde2b (0x8710004 0x982a004 0x0 0x0)
    0x5c892518 : 0x9da50a (0x0 0x9 0x0 0x0)
    0x5c8926c8 : 0x9dc53e (0x0 0x600d600d 0x702b 0x5c8926f8)
    0x5c892798 : 0xc9feae (0xc1d0004f 0xbfef0033 0xbfef0034 0x857c)
    0x5c892808 : 0xcaf734 (0x14890200 0x984ad80 0x8 0x0)
    0x5c892828 : 0xcd4322 (0x984ad80 0xb 0x5c892848 0x2345f4)
    0x5c892858 : 0xcd4b3d (0x9a32000 0x0 0x5c89287c 0x0)
    0x5c892888 : 0xcb4d79 (0x9a32000 0x771e9080 0x0 0x61)
    0x5c8928d8 : 0xc76d0c (0x466b8000 0x0 0x0 0x3)
    0x5c892948 : 0xc7640f (0x466b8000 0x0 0x2 0x3)
    0x5c892978 : 0xc6c05f (0x466b8000 0x0 0x2 0x461bb000)
    0x5c892ab8 : 0xca55d8 (0x461bb000 0x1 0x5c892bcc 0x5c892bc8)
    0x5c892b68 : 0xc67fe1 (0x461bb000 0x1 0x5c892bcc 0x5c892bc8)
    0x5c892be8 : 0x56da06 (0x461bb000 0x0 0x5c892e3c 0x5c892c74)
    0x5c892c38 : 0x56e2a5 (0xcf6720 0x461bb000 0x865da88 0x1)
    0x5c892c88 : 0x56eb59 (0x461bb000 0x10 0x5c892cd0 0x0)
    0x5c892da8 : 0x286638 (0x461bb000 0x10 0x865da88 0x1)
    0x5c893e58 : 0x21dbe5 (0x865da60 0x8a255a0 0x1fd7e8 0x5e43)
    0x5c893e98 : 0x210a86 (0x865da00 0x0 0x15447810 0x14220230)
    0x5c893ef8 : 0x216f84 (0x865da00 0x0 0x0 0x0)
    0x5c893f78 : 0x295c57 (0x970ce28 0x0 0x0 0x0)
    0x5c893fc8 : 0x2a256d (0x970ce24 0x1 0x10 0x8d6ca24)
    Kernel Extensions in backtrace (with dependencies):
    com.apple.GeForce(6.3.6)@0xc5c000->0xd12fff
    dependency: com.apple.NVDAResman(6.3.6)@0x96e000
    dependency: com.apple.iokit.IONDRVSupport(2.2)@0x961000
    dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily(2.6.5)@0x928000
    dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOGraphicsFamily(2.2)@0x93f000
    com.apple.nvidia.nv50hal(6.3.6)@0x1592000->0x19a6fff
    dependency: com.apple.NVDAResman(6.3.6)@0x96e000
    com.apple.NVDAResman(6.3.6)@0x96e000->0xc5bfff
    dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily(2.6.5)@0x928000
    dependency: com.apple.iokit.IONDRVSupport(2.2)@0x961000
    dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOGraphicsFamily(2.2)@0x93f000

    BSD process name corresponding to current thread: WindowServer

    Mac OS version:
    10K540

    Kernel version:
    Darwin Kernel Version 10.8.0: Tue Jun 7 16:33:36 PDT 2011; root:xnu-1504.15.3~1/RELEASE_I386
    System model name: MacBookPro6,2 (Mac-F22586C8)

    System uptime in nanoseconds: 54196181270011
    unloaded kexts:
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBUHCI 4.2.0 (addr 0x142d000, size 0x65536) - last unloaded 241542888275
    loaded kexts:
    com.apple.driver.AppleHWSensor 1.9.3d0 - last loaded 46332105365
    com.apple.driver.AppleMikeyHIDDriver 1.2.0
    com.apple.driver.AGPM 100.12.31
    com.apple.driver.AppleHDA 2.0.5f13
    com.apple.driver.AppleMikeyDriver 2.0.5f13
    com.apple.driver.AudioAUUC 1.57
    com.apple.driver.AppleUpstreamUserClient 3.5.7
    com.apple.driver.AppleMCCSControl 1.0.20
    com.apple.driver.SMCMotionSensor 3.0.1d2
    com.apple.Dont_Steal_Mac_OS_X 7.0.0
    com.apple.driver.AudioIPCDriver 1.1.6
    com.apple.driver.AppleGraphicsControl 2.10.6
    com.apple.driver.ACPI_SMC_PlatformPlugin 4.7.0a1
    com.apple.driver.AppleLPC 1.5.1
    com.apple.GeForce 6.3.6
    com.apple.kext.AppleSMCLMU 1.5.2d10
    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelHDGraphics 6.3.6
    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelHDGraphicsFB 6.3.6
    com.apple.filesystems.autofs 2.1.0
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBTCButtons 201.6
    com.apple.iokit.IOAHCIBlockStorage 1.6.4
    com.apple.iokit.SCSITaskUserClient 2.6.8
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBCardReader 2.6.1
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBTCKeyboard 201.6
    com.apple.driver.AppleIRController 303.8
    com.apple.BootCache 31.1
    com.apple.AppleFSCompression.AppleFSCompressionTypeZlib 1.0.0d1
    com.apple.driver.AppleFWOHCI 4.7.3
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBHub 4.2.4
    com.apple.driver.AirPortBrcm43224 428.42.4
    com.apple.iokit.AppleBCM5701Ethernet 3.0.5b8
    com.apple.driver.AppleEFINVRAM 1.4.0
    com.apple.driver.AppleSmartBatteryManager 160.0.0
    com.apple.driver.AppleAHCIPort 2.1.7
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBEHCI 4.2.4
    com.apple.driver.AppleACPIButtons 1.3.6
    com.apple.driver.AppleRTC 1.3.1
    com.apple.driver.AppleHPET 1.5
    com.apple.driver.AppleSMBIOS 1.7
    com.apple.driver.AppleACPIEC 1.3.6
    com.apple.driver.AppleAPIC 1.4
    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient 142.6.0
    com.apple.security.sandbox 1
    com.apple.security.quarantine 0
    com.apple.nke.applicationfirewall 2.1.12
    com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement 142.6.0
    com.apple.driver.DspFuncLib 2.0.5f13
    com.apple.driver.AppleProfileReadCounterAction 17
    com.apple.driver.AppleProfileTimestampAction 10
    com.apple.driver.AppleProfileThreadInfoAction 14
    com.apple.driver.AppleProfileRegisterStateAction 10
    com.apple.driver.AppleProfileKEventAction 10
    com.apple.driver.AppleProfileCallstackAction 20
    com.apple.driver.AppleSMBusController 1.0.10d0
    com.apple.iokit.IOFireWireIP 2.0.3
    com.apple.iokit.IOSurface 74.2
    com.apple.iokit.IOBluetoothSerialManager 2.4.5f3
    com.apple.iokit.IOSerialFamily 10.0.3
    com.apple.iokit.IOAudioFamily 1.8.3fc2
    com.apple.kext.OSvKernDSPLib 1.3
    com.apple.driver.AppleHDAController 2.0.5f13
    com.apple.iokit.IOHDAFamily 2.0.5f13
    com.apple.iokit.AppleProfileFamily 41
    com.apple.driver.IOPlatformPluginFamily 4.7.0a1
    com.apple.driver.AppleSMBusPCI 1.0.10d0
    com.apple.driver.AppleBacklightExpert 1.0.1
    com.apple.driver.AppleSMC 3.1.0d5
    com.apple.nvidia.nv50hal 6.3.6
    com.apple.NVDAResman 6.3.6
    com.apple.iokit.IONDRVSupport 2.2
    com.apple.iokit.IOGraphicsFamily 2.2
    com.apple.driver.XsanFilter 402.1
    com.apple.iokit.IOSCSIMultimediaCommandsDevice 2.6.8
    com.apple.iokit.IOBDStorageFamily 1.6
    com.apple.iokit.IODVDStorageFamily 1.6
    com.apple.iokit.IOCDStorageFamily 1.6.1
    com.apple.iokit.IOAHCISerialATAPI 1.2.6
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBMultitouch 207.7
    com.apple.driver.BroadcomUSBBluetoothHCIController 2.4.5f3
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBBluetoothHCIController 2.4.5f3
    com.apple.iokit.IOBluetoothFamily 2.4.5f3
    com.apple.iokit.IOSCSIBlockCommandsDevice 2.6.8
    com.apple.iokit.IOUSBMassStorageClass 2.6.7
    com.apple.iokit.IOSCSIArchitectureModelFamily 2.6.8
    com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHIDDriver 4.2.0
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBMergeNub 4.2.4
    com.apple.driver.AppleUSBComposite 3.9.0
    com.apple.iokit.IOFireWireFamily 4.2.6
    com.apple.iokit.IO80211Family 320.1
    com.apple.iokit.IOUSBUserClient 4.2.4
    com.apple.iokit.IONetworkingFamily 1.10
    com.apple.iokit.IOAHCIFamily 2.0.6
    com.apple.iokit.IOUSBFamily 4.2.4
    com.apple.driver.AppleEFIRuntime 1.4.0
    com.apple.iokit.IOHIDFamily 1.6.6
    com.apple.iokit.IOSMBusFamily 1.1
    com.apple.kext.AppleMatch 1.0.0d1
    com.apple.security.TMSafetyNet 6
    com.apple.driver.DiskImages 289
    com.apple.iokit.IOStorageFamily 1.6.3
    com.apple.driver.AppleACPIPlatform 1.3.6
    com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily 2.6.5
    com.apple.iokit.IOACPIFamily 1.3.0

    I am fairly new to the mac os so so any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks,

    Ace
     
  2. Prodo123 macrumors 68020

    Prodo123

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    Nov 18, 2010
    #2
    It seems like a core process of your Mac OS has been corrupted. Namely the WindowServer. Its function is described here: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=59082

    It renders the image you see on-screen.
    Have you done a fresh reinstall? By that I mean completely wiping the drive, reformatting it, install Snow Leopard, upgrade to 10.6.8, then to Lion? That would most probably solve your issue. However, if a repair install is possible that might work too.

    What's for sure is that your hard drive has not crashed this time. If you have not backed up, then I recommend salvaging data from the hard drive by putting it in an external inclosure and using a 2nd computer (preferably Mac).

    To boot into your DVD instead of the hard drive, hold the Alt key before the chime goes at boot up. Use your arrow keys to select the DVD.
     
  3. AceCapone thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Location:
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    #3
    I have not done a fresh reinstall but I just upgraded to Lion couple of days ago. When i was running snow leopard I did repair permissions through disk utility but panics still occurred. I ran the disk utility repair permissions again after installing lion and this time a whole list of permissions seemed to be getting repaired. Since then (about 4 hours) I have had no panic. Im not sure if the problem is fixed but if it isn't I will reinstall leopard, then to lion like u said.
     

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