Mac Black Grey Blue Screen Crash troubleshooting

Collection Procedure (kernel panic) for panic.log/Library/Logs Kernel Panic FAQ CrashLogger (application failure)’s home directory~/Library/Logs/CrashReporter/.crash.log)/var/log/system.log Hardware Test (PowerPC) Hardware Test (Intel) Example to identify kernel panic:

Mac Troubleshooting Basics

1. Repair Disk permissions 2. Run all remaining mac provided SW/OS updates (none critical) 3. Onyx optimization3.0 download and install –> “update” system optimization3.2 execute daily, weekly & monthly maint. scripts3.3 update LaunchServices database (requires hard boot)3.4 clean user & system caches, logs & indexes3.5 clear user preference files (will cause icons to auto […]