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748 Views 21 Replies Latest reply: Mar 16, 2006 8:58 AM by Arwen Mellor
Currently Being ModeratedAug 29, 2005 6:25 PM (in response to Dylan Winslow)You state;
It only seems to happen after several hours of sleep, and not if it's been asleep for just a couple of hours.
I did a full erase and reinstall of the OS. No luck. It happened again this morning.
The panic log's highlights:
PC=0x009F4BFC; MSR=0x00009030; DAR=0x46DB634E
XCP=0x0000000C (0x300 - Data access)
backtrace terminated -frame not mapped or invalid: 0xBFFFE9D0
The vedio card (VideoRAM) seems to cause the issue. Even if your iMac G5 does not address to this issues, I suggest to discuss with AppleCare service.
Currently Being ModeratedAug 29, 2005 6:29 PM (in response to Dylan Winslow)try to reset the SMU:
Currently Being ModeratedSep 22, 2005 8:57 AM (in response to Dylan Winslow)I am seeing this exact same kernel panic - only my does not occur related to sleep/wake. Mine occurs when attempting to zoom or resize the window in Preview.app. I am running an older G4/400 (AGP) with a GeForce video card.
I am filing a bug report as we speak.
Thu Sep 22 10:06:07 2005
panic(cpu 0 caller 0x00901A84): Apparent UniNorth Hang: AGP STATUS = 0x00000000
Latest stack backtrace for cpu 0:
0x00095544 0x00095A5C 0x0002683C 0x00901A84 0x00901DBC 0x008F3334 0x008F38A8 0x002E7DB0
0x0008C998 0x000291C0 0x000233AC 0x000ABE2C 0xB2B2B2B2
Kernel loadable modules in backtrace (with dependencies):
Proceeding back via exception chain:
Exception state (sv=0x40F37000)
PC=0x9000A778; MSR=0x0200F030; DAR=0x014B596F; DSISR=0x40000000; LR=0x9000A6BC; R1=0xBFFFD740; XCP=0x00000030 (0xC00 - System call)
Darwin Kernel Version 8.2.0: Fri Jun 24 17:46:54 PDT 2005; root:xnu-792.2.4.obj~3/RELEASE_PPC
Currently Being ModeratedSep 25, 2005 1:15 PM (in response to Dylan Winslow)macvoodoochile and Matthew,
your ( macvoodoochile ) panic type and the computer configuration differ from the original poster.
My suggestion is based on the current given information from you.
First verify whether you had updated Firmware Update 4.2.8 for G4/400 MHz AGP.
1. You need to disconnect a GeForce video card from the AGP solt, and connect ATI's RAGE 128 PRO graphics card to the slot which came with your computer.
2. Start up the computer from Mac OS X 10.4 Retail disc which has been exclusively used by PowerMac G4/400 AGP. Run Disk Utility program and repair the Disk volume and Permissions. Post back if you detect any errors explaining about details.
3. Resetting PRAM when you restart the computer. Make sure to disconnect ALL third-party hardware-- Do not reconnect them until you finish troubleshooting.
4. Restart the computer into a Single-user mode. Perform "fsck -fy" for two times.
5. Restart and test the computer whether the Kernel Panic recurs.
6. If the Kernel panic recurs, try troubleshooting third-party software.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 25, 2005 2:08 PM (in response to Fumiaki Kawashima)Fumiaki - pardon me for being dense - but it basically sounds like what you are saying is remove the 3rd Party video card I installed to overcome shortcomings of the lame video card that came pre-installed with this machine, reinsert the lame OEM video card and shut up. If that is indeed what you are saying I find it to be useless information. But thanks for offering your insight.
And just an fyi - yes I do have and have always had the firmware update (as would be seen in the bug report I filed with Apple). I have reset the PRAM and repaired the permissions several times. The video card in question has been working flawlessly in this machine for the last 3+ years since I first installed Mac OS X (actually the very first Mac OS X release had problems with it). The kernel panics only started occuring after the latest update to Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and continue through all 10.4.x updates.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 25, 2005 3:11 PM (in response to macvoodoochile)Yes, you need to remove the third-party video card, because of "panic(cpu 0 caller 0x00901A84): Apparent UniNorth Hang: AGP STATUS = 0x00000000."
In an earlier boot process, the ROM on logic board is about to check the video properties information and videoRAM as well. This RAM may be a problem.
Find someone who has an original card or another one that has the same specifications, and test it. I am sorry to hear that the original one is out of order.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 25, 2005 3:25 PM (in response to Fumiaki Kawashima)I also have a 1965 VW out back that doesn't run. I am looking for someone who has an engine I can borrow to test it out.... sheeesh.... no offense intended, but your troubleshooting methodology is flawed if you ask me.
Pretty cut and dry here - it worked with all before Mac OS X Tiger. Now its broke AFTER Mac OS X Tiger.... hmmmm....... heck we even know the kernel extensions causing the problem.... hmmmm.....
Currently Being ModeratedNov 4, 2005 8:45 PM (in response to Dylan Winslow)I've been getting a kernel panic in Preview.app ever since I went to 10.4. I also have a GeForce 4MX 32MB. My panic comes any time I open more than one picture in Preview.app. Now that I have updated to 10.4.3, I also got one kernel panic waking up from sleep. Not a good sign.