powered by Jive Software

Kernel Panic on loading iChat

Hi! So i’ve installed openfire to use MSN Messenger from within iChat, and it worked fine for a couple months, and then suddenly now, whenever I start up iChat with OpenFire enabled from System Preferences, I get an immediate kernel panic and have to restart my computer. If I disable OF before loading iChat I get no errors, and if I enable OF after starting iChat everything works perfectly, even if I close iChat and restart it (in other words, it works until the next time I restart my computer). Anybody else having this issue? I haven’t updated OF since I installed it a few months ago, so I’m gonna do that now, I was just wondering if anyone has had the same issue (couldn’t find anything in the forums about it). I’ll post my findings.

Oh, and I believe the problems started after installing or updating Leopard…

I, uh… wow. Kernel panics? Post your panic log and I’ll have a look.

Hey! Thanks for having a look at this… I think this is the kernal panic log… I grabbed it from Console from PanicReporter…

Fri Mar 14 22:07:30 2008

panic(cpu 0 caller 0x00221F3E): “rtunref: bad refcnt 0 for rt=0x3e7fc90\n”@/SourceCache/xnu/xnu-1228.3.13/bsd/net/route.c:460

Backtrace, Format - Frame : Return Address (4 potential args on stack)

0x36e67dc8 : 0x12b0e1 (0x457024 0x36e67dfc 0x13321a 0x0)

0x36e67e18 : 0x221f3e (0x46fac0 0x0 0x3e7fc90 0x1a236f)

0x36e67e38 : 0x222432 (0x3e7fc90 0x1 0x0 0x0)

0x36e67e68 : 0x2236de (0x3e7fc90 0x2 0x36e67e98 0x3d44640)

0x36e67e88 : 0x272873 (0x3e7fc90 0xffff 0x1 0x3a748b)

0x36e67eb8 : 0x249a04 (0x3d44640 0x3d36680 0x36e67f28 0x19d73a)

0x36e67f18 : 0x24b8d0 (0x3d44720 0x2 0x1 0x24d755)

0x36e67f58 : 0x398b02 (0x3d36890 0x22aeb4ee 0x36e67f78 0x1a236f)

0x36e67f78 : 0x13ea34 (0x0 0x0 0x0 0x0)

0x36e67fc8 : 0x19e93c (0x0 0x0 0x1a20b5 0x47c4048)

Backtrace terminated-invalid frame pointer 0

BSD process name corresponding to current thread: kernel_task

Mac OS version:

9C31

Kernel version:

Darwin Kernel Version 9.2.0: Tue Feb 5 16:13:22 PST 2008; root:xnu-1228.3.13~1/RELEASE_I386

System model name: MacBookPro2,2 (Mac-F42187C8)

Once again thanks a lot =)