Originally Posted by 9to5cynic
Check dmesg, that might help.
I simply force booted as it was frozen then. It has worked fine without problems last night and all day today. Odd...a glitch? Fluke? Haven't seen Kernel Panics since Red Hat 7.1 and that one was caused by swapping motherboards...
Did a system check though, 88% of the memory is free, no swap utilization (there but none of it used). And that was after playing FSX for a bit.
Is the 'panic occurred' message Linux's version of a BSoD? It was up and running then BAM! There it was. Just like a BSoD.