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mountain lion update and kernel panic at start up

452 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Nov 26, 2012 10:09 AM by Andrea77 RSS
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Nov 19, 2012 2:33 PM

after installing mountain lion 10.8.2 from lion, my iMac crash every time I start it up. I've activated filevault. with filevault, you need to enter the password before OS starts. after I enter my password login, a kernel panic message comes on monitor and system reboot. after this reboot, it starts and goes on normally, without kernel panic.

iMac late 2009, with nvidia g9400 and 8 g of ram.

any suggestions?

  • rkaufmann87 Level 8 Level 8 (40,530 points)
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    Nov 19, 2012 3:43 PM (in response to Andrea77)

    Please post the complete Kernel Panic log, we can sometimes tell from the log what is causing your KP. Please read How to log a kernel panic for instructions.

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,705 points)
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    Nov 19, 2012 3:45 PM (in response to Andrea77)

    Hi Andrea,


    Does the same happen if you Safe Boot from the HD, (holding Shift key down at bootup)?


    Also, Bootup holding CMD+r, or the Option/alt key to boot from the Restore partition & use Disk Utility from there to Repair the Disk, then Repair Permissions.

  • OBDave Calculating status...
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    Nov 25, 2012 11:35 AM (in response to Andrea77)

    This sounds like the exact same problem I reported in this thread:


    There seems to be a kernel bug in ML when using FV2, but it only affects some people. I'm hoping enough people with AppleCare report it so that it gets fixed in a subsequent OS update.


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