It would be much easier if the log contained entries detailing the loading of extensions. Instead, there are long gaps. This explores how you can use those in diagnosing problems.
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?
How to use kernel extensions, and their replacement system extensions, on Macs running Big Sur, including M1 Macs.
It’s got to be better than Catalina, so why not upgrade when it first comes out? Here are some suggestions to help you make your decision.
Catalina 10.15.6 update included a bonus: a large memory leak which led to kernel panics. This is the story of its patching.
macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Supplemental Update is promised to address two problems: some Macs running Virtual Machines under VMWare […]
When a kernel extension wants some memory, it calls for an allocation from a Mach zone. This explains how a memory leak in those zones can result in a kernel panic.
There have been recent reports that the macOS Catalina 10.15.6 update can result in kernel panics. This appears […]
From SIP to a protected read-only System volume, macOS 11 takes system protection a big step further with cryptographic verification.
Many vital apps rely on installing kernel extensions, which may be tricky or seem impossible in Catalina. Here are some strategies to solve problems.