A look into what causes kernel panics and some utilities to help gain
Working in a Linux environment, how often have you seen a kernel panic?
When it happens, your system is left in a crippled state until
you reboot it completely. And, even after you get your system back into a
functional state, you're still left with the question: why? You may have no
idea what happened or why it happened. Those questions can be answered
and the following guide will help you root out the cause of some of the conditions
that led to the original crash.