A Linux PC user notices that the PC freezes on startup and exhibits kernel panic where there is a stop screen. What is a possible cause for the issue?

A Linux PC user notices that the PC freezes on startup and exhibits kernel panic where there is a stop screen. What is a possible cause for the issue?

  • LILO has been deleted.
  • GRUB has been corrupted.
  • A driver has become corrupted.
  • Deja Dup has been turned off in the system.
    Explanation:

    When a driver in a Linux system has been corrupted or a piece of hardware is failing, the system will freeze on startup and exhibits kernel panic where there is a stop screen.