So there is actually a red screen of death. Microsoft does have an RSOD, it is very rare to see these days. As a matter of fact, it was only visible in a beta version of Windows Vista. Seen here:
There is another RSOD, HP has one too and I saw it first hand today:
This error indicates a problem with your SAS Controller. A firmware upgrade from HP might be able to fix your problem.
Either error is not good, my sympathies.