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I had the same problem and now I think it's completely gone. It turned out, after updating to Catalina, that old cron jobs start a single process everytime they should run. I had a (forgotten) job running every minute and after a while I found hundreds of cron processes in Activity monitor, so I killed all of them and finally retake control on my computer. ...


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Unfortunately, I can't comment, so here is my advice: I would suggest not only to boot into internet recovery mode, but especially into safe mode/single user mode. You can check the available startup options here. Also, before you proceed with anything: Save your data either in a backup or just copy the files somewhere. If you are unable to resolve this ...


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The screenshot with the panic shows that the reason for the kernel panic was that launchd stopped running. I would suggest looking at the log files for launchd to see if you can find the reason for that in there. Usually you'll see something like "exited at instruction [...]" or "trying to read/write [...]" or "[...] (sent by PID [...])" right before the ...


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Did you tried: lsof -n | awk '{print $1}' | uniq -c | sort -rn | head -n $LINES It should print a list of processes sorted by the number of open files


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This was happening to me. I had a cron entry that was running a python3 script in virtual env. check your crontab for anything running python. crontab -l Install openssl with brew. brew install openssl. Then for any script you find in your crontab, make sure it has the openssl lib paths first in the LD_LIBRARY path. Add this to either the shell ...


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I have a 2019 macbook pro 15" running 10.15.2 and when I tried to open the intel power gadget, it crashed the entire computer and restarted. I got a message after the reboot saying the computer restarted because of a problem. The crash log points to the kernel extension by intel. I also ran the command line to see the cause of the previous shutdown and it ...


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