The combination of a new kernel built just 10 days earlier with a set of new graphics drivers sufficed to bring many Macs to their knees.
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.
Your Mac starts up after kernel panic, and shows mystifying details about that panic. Here’s how to get the most out of that information.
What’s the difference between a crash and a panic? How can you tell what’s likely to have caused a panic?
There have been recent reports that the macOS Catalina 10.15.6 update can result in kernel panics. This appears […]
Step through how to work out when, how and why a kernel panic occurred in the unified log, using Ulbow.
How to tell apart unexpected quits, WindowServer crashes, kernel panics, and more – and what to do about them.
What is wrong when, out of the blue, the display freezes for ten seconds, then you see a black screen and are asked to log back into your account? Malware perhaps?