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A kernel panic happens when the Linux (or other UNIX) kernel detect fatal errors from which it cannot recover.

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How to fix MacBook Pro rebooting every 3 minutes due to missing dfrd checkins

The MacBook Pro of a friend reboots every 3 minutes after it's turned on. It shows the following message after rebooting: panic(cpu 0 caller 0xfffffff00e688560): userspace watchdog timeout: no ...
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Kernel panic error in Parrot Security, how do I fix it I tried everything

I can't boot into the new 6.5 kernel. I am using Parrot Security on my laptop and it recently upgraded from kernel 6.1 to 6.5 but I can't boot into the 6.5 kernel. When I try update this happens: ...
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Kernel Panic and Apt Failing to Update Kernel After

Host OS: macOS Sonoma 14.1 Hypervisor: Parallels 19.1.0 (54729) Guest OS: Kali 6.1.0 I have a Kali Linux VM that I run on Parallels that I use to do Hack The Box, CTFs, etc. Usually once a month, I ...
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CentOS Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill int during bootup

Building has a annual power shutdown for maintenance for 2 days. As such, prior to it, I have shut down the CentOS 6 server. After the power is back on (2 days later), when I boot back up, I ...
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Kali linux Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x00007f00

I was running fsck for a disk in initramfs and after it finished, I wrote “exit” in terminal. After that, when booting in that drive, I still have the kernel panic screen. Tried to chroot into broken ...
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Kernel panic and memory corruption when operating laptops without built-in battery

Sorry in advance for the long winded post but I believe some context/backstory is necessary. I was running an old Asus GL502VM gaming laptop for about 7 years with Windows 10, plugged in all the time ...
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Haiku panics at boot "vm_page_fault: unhandled page fault in kernel space"

This is my first time installing an operating system other than Windows, so I'll try to put in extra detail in case I made a stupid mistake somewhere during the process. I downloaded Haiku from the ...
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Does qemu not permit you to run a VM of the OS you're already running?

This is a reposted version of this question which got closed because it wasn't in Super User: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/72706102/why-does-qemu-go-black-when-trying-to-run-a-vm-of-the-os-its-...
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Kali Linux getting stuck on

I've been trying for 2 days now, and Kali keeps giving me this while installing in VirtualBox. I've checked that my virtualisation is turned on and I've tried with 3 different Kali images, 2022.1, ...
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kernel panic affected after install another arch linux

I had new ssd, I install blackArch on it. what I mean by affected is "not tainted" logged to screen, on very initial stage. The old/ current linux is manjaro with : Linux adi-80e1 5.10.109-...
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MacBook Air 2020 Internal Fan Does Not Spin Freely

I’m getting constant kernel panics on my MacBook Air 2020. I have the reports saved so I can post them. I reinstalled the OS from scratch, reset SMC and NVRAM and also performed Apple Diagnostics, ...
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2012 Macbook Pro keeps kernel panic restarting

I have a 2012 Macbook Pro, running MacOS Catalina 10.15.7. A few days ago, my laptop had a kernel panic and restarted. I was only using safari and a note taking app (Bear) when this happened. The ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from external USB hard drive, kernel panic

The same system has booted fine in the past. Now, when I try to boot, it fails. In recovery mode, it ends in: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) The GRUB ...
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Can't boot home server running CentOS 8 - Kernel Panic

After about 1 year uptime, my home server running CentOS 8 as a parent and two KVM machines also running CentOS 8 and hosting Nextcloud, pihole, an NFS share and some other small services was not ...
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Own compiled linux kernel does not recognize partitions

I have compiled a linux kernel 5.4.81 as monolytic kernel. I added drivers to access the disks and I added drivers to access msdos partitions and ext4 filesystem. I installed it on /dev/sdb6 by ...
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Arch Linux (dual boot with Win 10). Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interrupt. Caps Lock indicator blinking until reboot

On my laptop I have Arch Linux and Windows 10 installed (BIOS MBR). When I'm using Arch occasional kernel panic occurs. This happens mostly when I install some packages using pacman. Last time I ...
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ZFS zpool cannot be imported, cause panic if not imported as readonly

After a reboot, ZFS pool never stopped trying to import the pool. It was blocking the boot-sequence and I had to rename the /etc/zfs/zpool.cache to another name, in order to boot the system. There was ...
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Debian Kernel Panic Crash - Help Needed

This remote server was not responsive via SSH (timed out) and the screen showed this: I can not tell what those messages are about. They came in repeatedly every couple of seconds. Here is also a ...
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Failed MacbookAir boot Linux (Tails) - Kernel panic on boot

I’ve an error with my MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018), version 10.15.1 Boot ROM version : 1037.40.124.0.0 (iBridge: 17.16.11081.0.0,0) I try to boot on Tails by a USB key and Apple adaptator ...
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CentOS 7.2 system abnormal restart

Have you ever had any of the following problems? Our environment is CentOS 7.2. Running Java applications, sometimes the system will restart inexplicably. The screenshot of error reporting is as ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 Freeze with crazy screen

I have a server setup with Ubuntu Server 18.04 it works perfectly fine but after about 20-30 hours uptime the system feezes completely. No services on any ports reply. Plugging a monitor into the box ...
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EC2 instance Amzn2 was down for a month. Kernel panic when starting now

I had this fully functional Amazon Linux 2 instance which I had configured into a mail server. During the summer I shut it down. But nothing more than that. When I try starting it now, it only passes ...
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Getting a kernel failure when trying to install Parrot OS (Linux) on VMware WS 10

I am using Windows 10 and I enabled the VT-x option from my BIOS and I have installed Windows 7 on VMware Workstation 10, and it just worked fine. But when I try to install Parrot OS (Linux) by ...
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2007(?) iMac kernel panic, Apple hardware test detected no errors. Help troubleshooting verbose mode traceback

I recently inherited an 2007 (I believe) iMac from my parents. They stored it in the basement ever since 2010 after the computer refused to boot. I want to recover the old files for them and then keep ...
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Linux Kernel : SKB shared info corruption

I am seeing a kernel crash.  It's because the skb_shared_info structure is corrupted for a skb buffer and because of that it is leading to kernel crash. Can you please give me some directions on how ...
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MacBook Air Kernel Panic

MacBook Air Early 2015 - 8GB/i5 Recently I decided to upgrade my MacBook’s SSD and I bought the Samsung EVO 970 Plus 500GB and an NVME adapter for MacBook air. I installed the SSD and it works ...
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Aspire A315-41 laptop refusing to boot up Linux Mint (AMD-VI IOAPIC not in IVRS table)

I have flashed Linux Mint onto a USB stick and tried to install it on an Acer Aspire A315-41 laptop.  Running live Linux Mint got me this error: Firmware Bug: AMD-VI IOAPIC[4] not in IVRS table ...
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Diagnosing the reason of Kernel Panic and forcible shutdowns on a Win 10 Laptop

I have a laptop purchased in 2014 with the following spec: XMG U705 ULTIMATE Gaming Notebook . NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 8192MB GDDR5 with G-Sync . Intel Core i7-4790 | 4 Kerne | 8 Threads | 3,6 - 4,...
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Mysterious Manjaro boot issue

Since Linux Mint is dropping the KDE desktop, I've been exploring other distros offering KDE to replace it. I installed Kubuntu, Manjaro, and openSUSE on a USB hard drive to evaluate them side-by-...
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Getting error The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. Power off or reset the virtual machine

I have one VM on VMware Workstation. All of sudden VM stop responding with a message "The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. Power off or reset the virtual machine" on workstation ...
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How to understand this crash dump

This a sample crash dump I have from the unit. Could anyone help me in understanding what these details mean? Example: [<c406dde4>] (sys_init_module+0x0/0x1878) from [<c400dd00>] (...
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Sporadically occurring kernel panic

I'm getting kernel panics on a 2013 iMac with the latest OS 10.13 (High Sierra) installed. All the loaded kexts in the log are from Apple. I've determined it's a software problem, as I tried ...
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Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu MATE: Kernel panic not syncing - init_resize.sh

Despite Google I found no solution to my problem. During booting a Kernel panic happens. Raspberry Pi: Model B SD Card: SanDisk Extreme 8GB and Transcend SD HC 16GB OS: Ubuntu MATE for Raspberry Pi ...
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Windows, Linux won't boot from any disk, were working before

I'm having a really strange problem. About a month ago I built a new computer. I installed Windows on it and later I bought another SSD and installed Fedora there. Everything has been working ...
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Linux: How do I backup my user files from the live CD?

Right, I did some updates last night and it messed up my install of KDE Neon, gave me a kernel panic error: not syncing vfs: unknown mount 0, 0 etc... After spending all night and this morning trying ...
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Will an external GPU fix my GPU kernel panic?

I have an early 2013 Macbook Pro 15". My graphics card has become faulty (like many of these models macbook models, that were shipped with faulty cards), I've also unfortunately missed the Extension ...
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macOS Kernel panic at boot. Panic: initproc exited

They say pictures speak a thousand words, so does a picture of words speak more? The error message is along the top: panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff800f16f6cf): initproc exited -- exit reason namespace ...
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Puppy Linux hangs at Recognizing Optical Devices

I have been trying from many days to bring back the life to my old Pentium 4 machine having 1GB of RAM. But first when I boots it stucks here ( shown in the image) Then I decided to to run the live-...
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Debian installer fails at start of grub installation

Versions System: Laptop MSI Apache Pro GE62 2QF Installer: Debian Stretch Alpha 8 This is the log in /dev/tty4: Then a lot of lines appear in the log and I couldn't record all of them. These are ...
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Kernel panic after trying to update to Sierra [OSX]

We tried to update to Sierra last night and the progress bar pretty much stuck during the installation. Now we can only boot in safe mode, but that's it. Here's Crash Log since I couldn't paste it ...
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kernel panic on all OSs that are on SSD - is this SSD dead?

I have a laptop installed with SSD and HDD. The HDD is the data partition, and the SSD is the root partition of all OSs (Ubuntu versions and Gentoo). For some reason I get kernel panic on all systems....
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My MacBook Pro gets a kernel panic on shutdown or reboot

My Macbook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) kernel panic every time when shutdown or reboot. I'm currently using OS X 10.11 El Capitan. How can I solve this issue? Here is the panic report *** Panic Report ***...
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Snow Leopard instant Kernel Panic, no boot

While downloading a program called "multibeast" in Snow Leopard, the machine crashed. The only part of the program I loaded was the kext & enablers files. Now, my Mac crashes without booting. ...
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Snow Leopard installation kernel panic

Okay so, I'm trying to install Snow Leopard on a partition of a mid-2010 13" MacBook Pro that's otherwise running El Capitan completely fine (I'm typing this message using it right now). I need Snow ...
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OSX 10.10.5 Kernel Panic with no Log of Crash

I've been having an issue recently with a MacBook Pro 13'. It seems to randomly crash to a grey error screen, stating "Your computer restarted because of a problem. Press a key or wait a few seconds ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS kernel panic on start up

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS running on VMWare Workstation 12 Player on a Windows 10 host. I was running Eclipse for a while recently when it got really slow despite multiple Eclipse ...
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Macbook Pro kernel panic - without something plugged in?

Last year I had the screen replaced on my late '13 MBPr and it has worked fine until recently. At this point I need to have something plugged in for it not to crash - either an external monitor or my ...
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Hibernate restore error OSX 10.11.4

I have MacBook Pro mid2012, after upgrade SSD+HDD+RAM I noticed that after few hours in sleep, osx cannot wake up, I see hibernate restore process, but after couple seconds osx drops into panic. ...
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How to see Kernel Oops/Panic? and provide "proof"

I'm doing this assignment and I'm kind of confused on providing proof for kernel oops/panic static int __init hello_init(void) { printk(KERN_INFO "Hello world!\n"); return 1/0; //...
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10.11 Prohibitory Symbol after Reimage or Kernel Panic on NetBoot

I apologize if this is convoluted. I've tried so many different ways of getting this to work that I'm getting them all mixed up. With the launch of Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan, we've encountered some ...
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