kernel crash and taint after general protection fault

I've set up a new computer, and my system seems to intermittently crash. I am unsure how to reproduce the crashes.

Here are the warnings from the journal.

end of 'journalctl -boot -1 -p warning'
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: general protection fault: 0000 [#7] PREEMPT SMP NOPTI
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: CPU: 18 PID: 606734 Comm: pcloud Tainted: P      D    OE     5.4.52-1-MANJARO #1
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: Hardware name: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. MS-7C35/MEG X570 UNIFY (MS-7C35), BIOS A.30 01/16/2020
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RIP: 0010:kmem_cache_alloc+0x73/0x210
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: Code: 48 89 c8 65 48 03 05 94 76 98 73 48 8b 70 08 48 39 f2 75 e7 4c 8b 20 4d 85 e4 0f 84 79 01 00 00 41 8b 46 20 49 8b 3e 4>
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RSP: 0018:ffffaf8cc09fbb80 EFLAGS: 00010202
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RAX: 2bffa3cd7cffb310 RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 00002bbdffe0c580
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RDX: 0000000013328612 RSI: 0000000013328612 RDI: 00002bbdffe0c580
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RBP: 0000000000000cc0 R08: 0000000000030160 R09: ffffa3ce9cc74d00
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: R10: 0000000000000008 R11: ffffa3cedf2fc000 R12: 2bffa3cd7cffb2c0
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: R13: ffffffff8c65738d R14: ffffa3cea37d0380 R15: ffffa3cebb421dc0
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: FS:  00007f1de5a41bc0(0000) GS:ffffa3cebec80000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: CS:  0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: CR2: 00007f1de0f2067d CR3: 000000073b9d2000 CR4: 0000000000340ee0
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: Call Trace:
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  __anon_vma_prepare+0xdd/0x160
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  __handle_mm_fault+0x156f/0x16c0
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  handle_mm_fault+0xca/0x1f0
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  __get_user_pages+0x2aa/0x870
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  get_user_pages_remote+0x14b/0x230
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  copy_strings.isra.0+0x17c/0x410
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  copy_strings_kernel+0x34/0x50
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  __do_execve_file+0x4f6/0x960
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  do_execve+0x27/0x30
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  __x64_sys_execve+0x27/0x30
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  do_syscall_64+0x49/0x90
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x44/0xa9
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RIP: 0033:0x7f1de6b9011b
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: Code: 48 3d 00 f0 ff ff 76 e7 f7 d8 64 41 89 00 eb df 0f 1f 80 00 00 00 00 f7 d8 64 41 89 00 eb dc f3 0f 1e fa b8 3b 00 00 0>
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RSP: 002b:00007fffee267a48 EFLAGS: 00000246 ORIG_RAX: 000000000000003b
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RAX: ffffffffffffffda RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 00007f1de6b9011b
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RDX: 0000062e58ceec40 RSI: 00007fffee267a70 RDI: 00007f1de0f2067d
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RBP: 00007fffee267a70 R08: 0000000000000000 R09: 0000000000000001
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: R10: 0000000000000000 R11: 0000000000000246 R12: 000000000000005d
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: R13: 0000000000000061 R14: 00007f1de6c85948 R15: 0000062e58aa0f80
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: Modules linked in: tun nft_reject_inet nf_reject_ipv4 nf_reject_ipv6 nft_reject nft_masq nft_ct nft_chain_nat nf_nat nf_conn>
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel:  sysfillrect sysimgblt fb_sys_fops nvidia(POE) ipmi_devintf ipmi_msghandler crypto_user ip_tables x_tables ext4 crc32c_gener>
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: ---[ end trace 1af72f7cf2aabf4a ]---
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RIP: 0010:kmem_cache_alloc+0x73/0x210
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: Code: 48 89 c8 65 48 03 05 94 76 98 73 48 8b 70 08 48 39 f2 75 e7 4c 8b 20 4d 85 e4 0f 84 79 01 00 00 41 8b 46 20 49 8b 3e 4>
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RSP: 0018:ffffaf8ccc867cf8 EFLAGS: 00010202
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RAX: 2bffa3cd7cffb310 RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 00002bbdffe0c580
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RDX: 0000000013328612 RSI: 0000000013328612 RDI: 00002bbdffe0c580
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: RBP: 0000000000000cc0 R08: ffffa3cc39914fe0 R09: 0000000000000000
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: R10: ffffa3cc94ed0358 R11: ffffa3ce9cc746e0 R12: 2bffa3cd7cffb2c0
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: R13: ffffffff8c6571ce R14: ffffa3cea37d0380 R15: ffffa3cebb421dc0
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: FS:  00007f1de5a41bc0(0000) GS:ffffa3cebec80000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: CS:  0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kernel: CR2: 00007f1de0f2067d CR3: 000000073b9d2000 CR4: 0000000000340ee0
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal kglobalaccel5[6645]: The X11 connection broke (error 1). Did the X11 server die?
2020-08-05T08:13:26-0700 fractal systemd[1531]: dunst.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.

and here is information about my system

inxi -Fxxx
System:    Host: fractal Kernel: 5.4.52-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.1.0 Desktop: i3 4.18.1 info: polybar 
           dm: LightDM 1.30.0 Distro: Manjaro Linux 
Machine:   Type: Desktop Mobo: Micro-Star model: MEG X570 UNIFY (MS-7C35) v: 2.0 serial: <root required> 
           UEFI: American Megatrends v: A.30 date: 01/16/2020 
CPU:       Topology: 12-Core model: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen L2 cache: 6144 KiB 
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm bogomips: 182495 
           Speed: 2201 MHz min/max: 2200/3800 MHz boost: enabled Core speeds (MHz): 1: 2547 2: 2201 3: 2197 4: 2200 5: 2662 
           6: 2197 7: 1884 8: 2197 9: 2197 10: 2195 11: 2187 12: 2149 13: 1884 14: 3611 15: 2191 16: 2190 17: 2191 18: 2200 
           19: 2200 20: 2199 21: 2181 22: 2122 23: 3860 24: 2199 
Graphics:  Device-1: NVIDIA GP106 [GeForce GTX 1060 6GB] vendor: eVga.com. driver: nvidia v: 440.100 bus ID: 2d:00.0 
           chip ID: 10de:1c03 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.8 driver: nvidia tty: N/A 
           OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB/PCIe/SSE2 v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 440.100 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: NVIDIA GP106 High Definition Audio vendor: eVga.com. driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 2d:00.1 
           chip ID: 10de:10f1 
           Device-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Starship/Matisse HD Audio vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: snd_hda_intel 
           v: kernel bus ID: 2f:00.4 chip ID: 1022:1487 
           Device-3: C-Media Amazonbasics Desktop Mini Mic 2 type: USB driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid bus ID: 1-6:4 
           chip ID: 0d8c:0265 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.4.52-1-MANJARO 
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8125 2.5GbE vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: r8169 v: kernel port: f000 bus ID: 27:00.0 
           chip ID: 10ec:8125 
           IF: enp39s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: 2c:f0:5d:3b:93:23 
           Device-2: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: f000 bus ID: 28:00.0 chip ID: 8086:2723 
           IF: wlo1 state: up mac: 14:f6:d8:7a:13:bd 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 6.37 TiB used: 437.18 GiB (6.7%) 
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 model: Sabrent Rocket 4.0 1TB size: 931.51 GiB speed: 63.2 Gb/s lanes: 4 
           serial: CD8E0706019E03603030 rev: RKT401.2 scheme: GPT 
           ID-2: /dev/sda vendor: Seagate model: ST2000DM008-2FR102 size: 1.82 TiB speed: 6.0 Gb/s rotation: 7200 rpm 
           serial: ZFL2DJWF rev: 0001 scheme: GPT 
           ID-3: /dev/sdb type: USB vendor: Western Digital model: WD Elements 2621 size: 3.64 TiB 
           serial: 57583131443739414E4E3858 rev: 1026 scheme: GPT 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 34.20 GiB used: 12.68 GiB (37.1%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 
           ID-2: /home size: 638.80 GiB used: 98.07 GiB (15.4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p5 
           ID-3: /opt size: 34.20 GiB used: 2.84 GiB (8.3%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p4 
           ID-4: /var size: 34.20 GiB used: 4.39 GiB (12.8%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3 
           ID-5: swap-1 size: 34.00 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/nvme0n1p7 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 46.2 C mobo: N/A gpu: nvidia temp: 43 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: nvidia fan: 0% 
Info:      Processes: 376 Uptime: 8m Memory: 31.38 GiB used: 1.81 GiB (5.8%) Init: systemd v: 245 Compilers: gcc: 10.1.0 
           Shell: bash v: 5.0.18 running in: konsole inxi: 3.0.37 

Any help appreciated. I can't make much sense of these errors. I'm not sure what the general protection fault is... other than it's been triggering followed by

CPU: something PID: something Comm: something Tainted something 5.4.52-1-MANJARO1

Any thoughts on what is going on? The system boots and works properly up until these events.

Thoughts on my mind... does Linux ever complain about A-XMP RAM settings set in the BIOS? I have had those on. Not sure why that would be the issue here.

The CPU, which seems in need of protection here, has been kept cool I believe. It has a huge Noctua air cooler and hasn't been performing under load, so I don't think it's a thermal issue.

Also, I'm having a tough time understand what most of those warnings refer to... Some of the terms were not easy for me to search. Even if you don't know what's the bug here, I would be happy to be pointed towards a reference!

I switched off A-XMP, and it has yet to crash after 24h. But I do not know what those error codes mean still.

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