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Kernel Panic when importing Nikon D90 raw to iphoto

498 Views 11 Replies Latest reply: Oct 25, 2013 7:29 AM by Pharaoh1705 RSS
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Jul 5, 2013 5:21 PM

I am using a 2011 MacBook Pro running OSX Lion 8gd ram


i have no issues importing Jpeg but all D90 RAW .NEF



do you have any ideas

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7)
  • LarryHN Level 9 Level 9 (54,865 points)

    Has it ever worked? WHat has chenged?


    depress the option key and launch iPhoto - create a new library and see if it works ok and report back



  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,655 points)

    Remember: we cannot see your machine. There are 9 different versions of iPhoto and they run on 8 different versions of the Operating System. The tricks and tips for dealing with issues vary depending on the version of iPhoto and the version of the OS.  So to get help you need to give as much information as you can. Basic things like :


    - What version of iPhoto.

    - What version of the Operating System.

    - Details. As full a description of the problem as you can. For instance: 'iPhoto won't export' is best explained by describing how you are trying to export, and so on.

    - History: Is this going on long? Has anything been installed or deleted?

    - Are there error messages?

    - What steps have you tried already to solve the issue.

    - Anything unusual about your set up? Or how you use iPhoto?



    Anything else you can think of that might help someone understand the problem you have.


  • Old Toad Level 10 Level 10 (113,125 points)

    Are you able to import the RAW files into iPhoto when they are on the hard drive instead of coming from the camera? Use Image Capture to upload some RAW files to the Desktop and see if you can import from there.


    Another test woiul be to  launch iPhoto with the Option key held down and create a new, test library.  Import some photos and see if the same problem persists in the new library. Does it?



  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,655 points)

    Can you post us one of the KP reports?

  • Old Toad Level 10 Level 10 (113,125 points)

    Have you tried importing into iPhoto on another Mac?

  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,655 points)

    That's citing the PowerManagement as the problematic area, but I have no idea how that could be triggered by importing a Raw.


    I'd ask this on the forum for whatever Mac you have - these things can be triggered by hardware as well as software issues. Someone there might be able to point you a way forward. Include the KP report.


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