[OS X TeX] kernel panic with Mac OS TeX

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Dec 10 16:06:41 EST 2007

On Dec 10, 2007, at 3:05 PM, David Kaplan wrote:

> Hi all,
> My apologies if this has been posted and answered in the past.  It  
> seems that when I use MacTeX every so often the machine will do a  
> shut down - usually when I attempt to save a .tex file or a .bib  
> file that I've changed.  It doesn't happen routinely and doesn't  
> happen with other apps.  The screen goes gray and a dialog box comes  
> up asking me to shut down and restart the machine.
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks in advance,
> David


What OS X version are you using? This really sound as though either  
your HD, Ram or OS is having a bad problem. Try to boot off the CD  
supplied with your system and run diagnostics on your system.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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