Kernel Panics!

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Sirus The Virus, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. Sirus The Virus macrumors 6502a

    Sirus The Virus

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    I just got a refurbished MacBook Pro from Apple about a week ago. A couple of days ago it started to have kernel panics. It had one, I thought, no big deal, it just happened. Then it kept happening, so I re-installed Leopard, and when I went to re-install it the first time it had a kernel panic at the beginning of the installation process. Eventually, on the second try, I got it to re-install. Since then, it hasn't had as many, but it's still having them from time to time. This is pretty annoying, because I'll just using Safari and it'll happen. Is this fixable? Is it a firmware issue? What do I do?
     
  2. byakuya macrumors 6502a

    byakuya

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    posting your crash report would help.

    and by any chance do you have logitech drivers installed?
    they are known to cause random kernel panics.
     
  3. Sirus The Virus thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Sirus The Virus

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    Thanks for your reply,

    I don't have a report handy, but I'll be sure to post one next time. I don't have any Logitech drivers installed, but I did install a driver for my M-Audio keyboard that was made by someone on the Apple forums. That may have been causing it, but I uninstalled that, and re-installed Leopard. hmm...
     
  4. Sirus The Virus thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Sirus The Virus

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    It happened again...

    Tue Nov 20 11:10:56 2007
    panic(cpu 1 caller 0x001A7BED): Kernel trap at 0xff1367d3, type 14=page fault, registers:
    CR0: 0x8001003b, CR2: 0xff1367d3, CR3: 0x00f7d000, CR4: 0x00000660
    EAX: 0xffffffff, EBX: 0x03b1dba0, ECX: 0x043f5748, EDX: 0x2e341038
    CR2: 0xff1367d3, EBP: 0x340bffc8, ESI: 0x03b1dbbc, EDI: 0x00000001
    EFL: 0x00010206, EIP: 0xff1367d3, CS: 0x00000008, DS: 0x512f0010
    Error code: 0x00000010

    Backtrace, Format - Frame : Return Address (4 potential args on stack)
    0x340bfd88 : 0x12b0e1 (0x455670 0x340bfdbc 0x133238 0x0)
    0x340bfdd8 : 0x1a7bed (0x45ea20 0xff1367d3 0xe 0x45e1d4)
    0x340bfeb8 : 0x19e517 (0x340bfed0 0x4d 0x340bffc8 0xff1367d3)
    0x340bfec8 : 0xff1367d3 (0xe 0x4cc00048 0x10 0x10)
    0x340bffc8 : 0x19e2ec (0x0 0x1 0x1a10b5 0x43f55d0)
    Backtrace terminated-invalid frame pointer 0

    BSD process name corresponding to current thread: kernel_task

    Mac OS version:
    9B18

    Kernel version:
    Darwin Kernel Version 9.1.0: Wed Oct 31 17:46:22 PDT 2007; root:xnu-1228.0.2~1/RELEASE_I386
    System model name: MacBookPro2,2 (Mac-F42187C8)
     
  5. IJ Reilly macrumors P6

    IJ Reilly

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    Very probably a hardware fault, either RAM or motherboard. Since this Mac is under warranty, I'd send it back to Apple for repair.

    Lesson No. 1: Do not attempt reinstalls of OSX to cure kernel panics. This almost never helps, and can easily make the situation worse.
     

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