Recovering from one regular panic should be straightforward. But what if it’s a boot loop, in which your Mac tries to start up, panics, restarts, in an endless loop? Don’t panic: here are the solutions.
Memory, support for multiple external displays, bootable external disks, macOS updates, kernel panics, more ports, and more choice of macOS to install are on my list.
Close to the top of my shortlist of new features in the next Apple Silicon Macs is that kernel panics become a thing of the past.
Recognition, immediate action including capturing the panic log, discovering clues as to cause, further investigations to diagnose and address the cause.
Are you testing or going to test Monterey beta? Advice on kernel panics, the M1 missing boot disk problem, updates and escape routes.
Now lists the time of the start of all boots in the last 24 hours, and helps you with Unicode normalization problems.
My M1 Mac mini was stuck trying to start up. Its power light was on, but there was no video output, and to all intents it was dead.
Diagnosing a problem on a Mac requires careful observation. In the case of kernel panics, this includes the Panic Log. Otherwise, invaluable information is in the log. If you don’t check the log, your conclusions are likely to be wrong.
In one of only 3 kernel extension on your Data volume is a list of blocked kernel extensions. What protection from old and broken KEXTs does it provide?
You press the Power button, but don’t see the normal login window. How to interpret your Mac’s different screens, and what to do about them.