What does it mean when a kernel panics?

old-wiz

macrumors G3
Mar 26, 2008
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West Suburban Boston Ma
ah...the old days. I just read the wikipedia reference and it brought back when I worked with Multics - instead of kernel panic they had code to deal with issues safely. I doubt there are any Multics systems left unless they are in a museum, where my wife sometimes thinks I belong.
 
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