A New Screen of Death for Mac OS X

Amit has written an article on BSODs (Blue Screen of Death) covering various OS’s —”Operating systems "crash" and "hang". The in-practice frequencies of such events can differ significantly across operating systems. Such differences, whether apocryphal or technically justifiable, are often important weapons for faithful warriors in inter-system combats. A system crash in a typical Unix […]

Amit has written an article on BSODs (Blue Screen of Death) covering various OS’s —”Operating systems "crash" and "hang". The in-practice frequencies of such events can differ significantly across operating systems. Such differences, whether apocryphal or technically justifiable, are often important weapons for faithful warriors in inter-system combats. A system crash in a typical Unix operating system (UNIX, UNIX-derived, or UNIX-like) culminates in the panic() routine being called in the kernel, and as such is called a kernel panic.”

pan?ic — from Greek panikos, meaning of or from the god Pan. According to a Greek legend, the god Pan induced a sense of great fear in the enemy during the battle of Marathon. A common meaning of panic is overwhelming fear or terror. Continue to read full post…

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A New Screen of Death for Mac OS X, Windows, BSOD