I've disabled hibernation, and removed the sleep image file. I shutdown my Macbook Pro (15" retina), unticked the box to open windows on restart, and started my MacBook again. As soon as I'd logged on ...
I have the following problem: When I run processes that consume a lot of memory, Mac OS X seems to refuse to release a large portion of the filesystem cache: In fact, instead of letting go of the ~ ...
I'd just like to know what it is that kernel_task is responsible for. Also, what's an acceptable maximum RAM and CPU use for it?
My MacMini, which I bought new around Thanksgiving 2010 from Amazon, has been having quite a few kernel panics. They aren't consistent in any way, but they have become more frequent and now many apps ...