The Black Screen of Death

So far I figured out that my iMac is suffering a so called Black Screen of Death. Isn’t it sweet how nicely developers package error messages? Maybe I myself should invent a couple of those sugar coated error messages in my next program. Of course I would make it the Green Screen of Doom, the Orange Screen of Lava, and the Purple Screen of Bliss.

But back to the subject. Black Screen of Death means a kernel crisis – in my sense – meaning a software problem. So far I reinstalled the os, but the message still shows up, so I first fill my hard disk with zeros now, then install. If that won’t help, the plan is to check on my ram.

To be continued …

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