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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Beware sun's jvm version 1.6.0_05-b13 on linux
Date Mon, 18 May 2009 10:42:38 GMT
Allen Wittenauer wrote:
> On 5/15/09 11:38 AM, "Owen O'Malley" <oom@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
>> We have observed that the default jvm on RedHat 5
>     I'm sure some people are scratching their heads at this.
>     The default JVM on at least RHEL5u0/1 is a GCJ-based 1.4, clearly
> incapable of running Hadoop.  We [and, really, this is my doing... ^.^ ]
> replace it with the JVM from the JPackage folks.  So while this isn't the
> default JVM that comes from RHEL, the warning should still be heeded. 

Presumably its one of those hard-to-reproduce race conditions that only 
surfaces under load on a big cluster so is hard to replicate in a unit 
test, right?

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