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Linux Gets Double-Quick Double-Update to Fix Kernel Oops!
Linux has never suffered from the infamous BSoD, short for blue screen of death, the name given to the dreaded “something went terribly wrong” message associated with a Windows system crash.
Microsoft has tried many things over the years to shake that nickname “BSoD”, including changing the background colour used when crash messages appear, adding a super-sized sad-face emoticon to make the message feel more compassionate, displaying QR codes that you can snap with your phone to help you diagnose the problem, and not filling the screen with a technobabble list of kernel code objects that just happened to be loaded at the time.
(Those crash dump lists often led to anti-virus and threat-prevention software being blamed for every system crash, simply because their names tended to show up at or near the top of the list of loaded modules – not because they had anything to do with the crash, but because they generally loaded early on and just happened to be at the top of the list, thus making a convenient scaepgoat.)