Mid 2012 13" MacBook Pro kernel panic issue

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by luthier42, Apr 26, 2015.

  1. luthier42 macrumors newbie

    Nov 28, 2012
    I picked up a used MacBook Pro a while ago and immediately replaced the HDD with a 1TB SSD and maxed the RAM. I only turned it on once before hand to run a hardware test which came back okay. It often (almost all the time) crashes whenever I wake it up from sleep either immediately or within a few minutes. Hardware test still says it's okay. Thoughts?

    panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff8029e17cc2): Kernel trap at 0xffffff802aa47f33, type 14=page fault, registers:
    CR0: 0x000000008001003b, CR2: 0xffffff802aa47f33, CR3: 0x000000041c5820a9, CR4: 0x00000000001626e0
    RAX: 0x0000000000000000, RBX: 0x0000000000000001, RCX: 0xc6e0e3549a680097, RDX: 0x0000000000000000
    RSP: 0xffffff82288bb9b0, RBP: 0xffffff82288bba00, RSI: 0xffffff806a489800, RDI: 0xffffff8052f9da50
    R8: 0x0000000000000001, R9: 0x0000000000000000, R10: 0xffffff806a489800, R11: 0x0000110fe1b734b1
    R12: 0x0000000000040000, R13: 0x0000000407980000, R14: 0x0000000007980000, R15: 0xffffff8052f9da50
    RFL: 0x0000000000010286, RIP: 0xffffff802aa47f33, CS: 0x0000000000000008, SS: 0x0000000000000010
    Fault CR2: 0xffffff802aa47f33, Error code: 0x0000000000000010, Fault CPU: 0x0

    Backtrace (CPU 0), Frame : Return Address
    0xffffff82288bb660 : 0xffffff8029d2bda1
    0xffffff82288bb6e0 : 0xffffff8029e17cc2
    0xffffff82288bb8a0 : 0xffffff8029e34b73
    0xffffff82288bb8c0 : 0xffffff802aa47f33
    0xffffff82288bba00 : 0xffffff8029cfdb6b
    0xffffff82288bba40 : 0xffffff8029d8dd79
    0xffffff82288bba80 : 0xffffff8029d8f464
    0xffffff82288bbaf0 : 0xffffff8029d8dff5
    0xffffff82288bbb20 : 0xffffff8029d90591
    0xffffff82288bbb60 : 0xffffff8029d952bf
    0xffffff82288bbd10 : 0xffffff8029d99aa3
    0xffffff82288bbf20 : 0xffffff8029e18224
    0xffffff82288bbfb0 : 0xffffff8029e34a85

    BSD process name corresponding to current thread: com.apple.photom

    Mac OS version:

    Kernel version:
    Darwin Kernel Version 14.3.0: Mon Mar 23 11:59:05 PDT 2015; root:xnu-2782.20.48~5/RELEASE_X86_64
    Kernel UUID: 4B3A11F4-77AA-3D27-A22D-81A1BC5B504D
    Kernel slide: 0x0000000029a00000
    Kernel text base: 0xffffff8029c00000
    __HIB text base: 0xffffff8029b00000
    System model name: MacBookPro9,2 (Mac-6F01561E16C75D06)
  2. thekev macrumors 604


    Aug 5, 2010
    The hardware test isn't that helpful. Does it have any third party ram installed? Failing memory is a frequent cause of panics, and many people fail to test their memory upgrades. Failing logic boards are a much worse one.
  3. yukari macrumors 6502


    Jun 29, 2010
    +1. That is exactly what happen to my late 2011 MBP 15". At first I tested all the hardwares and found no issues. But when the MBP started chiming on the start up, it indicated it was the RAM. I forget how many times it chimed. I think there is a code for the number of chimes to the problem.
  4. thekev macrumors 604


    Aug 5, 2010
    It doesn't always chime. Sometimes a chip still works but doesn't work that well. In those cases you have to really test them. Most third party ram is carries a long warranty, so it's one of the cheaper fixes. It's a lot worse if the issue is a failing logic board.

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