Google Chrome causing new MacBook Air to crash
Google acknowledged that their Google Chrome browser is causing some users to have to reboot their Apple MacBook Air laptops.Chrome is causing kernel panics on the new MacBook Air, crashing not only the browser, but the entire system as well.Google admitted that Chrome is the source of the crashes, though they say the problem ultimately lies with Apple's MacBook Air drivers.In other words, this is Apple's problem to fix.Google speaks up about crashesGoogle released the following statement in response to the problem:"We have identified a leak of graphics resources in the Chrome browser related to the drawing of plugins on Mac OS X. Work is proceeding to find and fix the root cause of the leak."The resource leak is causing a kernel panic on Mac hardware containing the Intel HD 4000 graphics chip (e.g. the new Macbook Airs). Radar bug number 11762608 has been filed with Apple regarding the kernel panics, since it should not be possible for an application to trigger such behavior."While the root cause
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