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From Bryan Pendleton <bpendle...@amberpoint.com>
Subject Re: Deadlocked in Log2File
Date Wed, 17 Feb 2010 23:12:44 GMT
> I'm sometimes getting deadlocks in Log2File where all my worker threads 
> are getting blocked, but I can't figure out which monitor they are 
> blocked on. 

Thanks for sending the thread dump, it was very interesting.

I agree with you, it's not clear what is blocking these threads,
at least from the thread dump.

I think this could be a Derby bug. How often does it happen? Is it
a new behavior?

Looking at the source code, LogToFile.flush() has some complicated
synchronization logic which interacts with the backup/checkpoint methods.

Does your application perform a backup?

Does your application involve replication?

Does your application ever call SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_FREEZE_DATABASE

If you are calling SYSCS_FREEZE_DATABASE, is it possible that you
have some path through your system which fails to subsequently call



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