[TxMt] Kernel Panics on Tiger

idc at gwi.net idc at gwi.net
Sat Jul 16 12:17:21 UTC 2005

On Jul 16, 2005, at 12:24 AM, Allan Odgaard wrote:

> On 16/07/2005, at 6.13, Brian Dote wrote:
>> Anyone getting kernel panics on Tiger? I'm running 10.4.2 and I  
>> can consistently crash the machine with TextMate, on both my  
>> PowerBook and G5. Last night I had another one which caused my OS  
>> to not reboot, and I had to re-install Tiger. I see that only 10.3  
>> is supported but I liked the tool so much that I tried it on Tiger.
> The problem is that I've started to use the new (Tiger) OS  
> functions for storing meta data, but these can (apparently) cause a  
> kernel panic when used on AFP mounted volumes :/
> There's this update where you can disable the use of filesystem  
> meta data:
>    http://macromates.com/textmate/files/ 
> TextMate_1.1b14_2005-07-14.zip (3.2 MB)
> Before starting it, run the following in Terminal.app (I've added a  
> GUI prefs option in 1.1b15 for this):
>    defaults write com.macromates.textmate  
> OakDocumentDisableFSMetaData -bool true

That change solved the kernel panic problem for me.

Have you reported this to Apple with a concise code sample?  This is  
pretty bloody serious.

Stephen F. Steiner
ssteiner at integrateddevcorp.com

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