For a monitoring tool, we are relaying on the reports generated on kernel-panic at


In the past, kernel panics were reported as a file like:


However, it appear that some computers (some Catalina?) reports them as:

.contents.panic (single file override every time)

Which links to some


My questions is:

Why or when the kernel panic is reported as a single file, or as several files? Which are the conditions and the reasons for each cases?

Any hint is welcome.

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