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From "Elena Semukhina" <elena.semukh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] Fwd: [jira] Updated: (HARMONY-2803) stress.Mix hangs on RHEL4 update 4
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2007 09:26:22 GMT
On 3/12/07, Elena Semukhina <elena.semukhina@gmail.com> wrote:
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>  On 3/11/07, Naveen Neelakantam <neelakan@uiuc.edu> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Mar 2, 2007, at 12:43 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > On Feb 28, 2007, at 3:25 PM, Naveen Neelakantam wrote:
> > >
> > >>
> > >> On Feb 28, 2007, at 3:40 PM, Weldon Washburn wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Naveen,
> > >>>
> > >>> 1)
> > >>> I tried Mix.java.load.patch on my 2-way Linux box.  It hangs
> > >>> consistently.
> > >>> 2)
> > >>> I tried the svn HEAD version of Mix.java.  I can't get it to
> > >>> fail.  Can you
> > >>> do an "svn update" and see if the baseline Mix.java causes your
> > >>> regression
> > >>> tests to hang?
> > >>
> > >> I used "repeat 100 java -cp . stress.Mix" and the test still hangs
> > >> for me.
> > >>
> > >>> My guess is that Mix.java.load.patch is somehow triggering
> > >>> classloader/vm
> > >>> synchronization bugs.  I worry that we will spend a bunch of time
> > >>> fixing
> > >>> legitimate bugs with no specific focus on getting chosen enterprise
> > >>> workloads running.  Unless an enterprise app exhibits a very high
> > >>> rate of
> > >>> class loading, I'd like to set this bug aside for now.  What do
> > >>> you think?
> > >>
> > >> I think you are correct.  We should make sure some app demands
> > >> high-rate class loading before chasing this bug down.
> > >
> > > I don't agree.  I think we should at least understand it (that
> > > doesn't mean fix it if it's hard), but understand why it's
> > > happening.  Even a good faith "I'll spend 2 days trying to figure
> > > this out, but no more" might well be worth it.
> > >
> > > Nothing scares me more than sweeping unaccountable failures under
> > > the rug.
> >
> > Thankfully, the patches from HARMONY-2982 resolved the remaining issues.
>
>
> Does this mean that we can remove stress.Mix from the excluded list on
> linux x86? IIRC, it was excluded just because it failed on RHEL4 for Naveen.
> It passes for me on SLES x86. Does it fail on Ubuntu?
>

Naveen suggested the same on another thread:)


> Thanks,
> Elena
>
> >
> > > geir
> > >
> >
> >
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> --
> Thanks,
> Elena




-- 
Thanks,
Elena

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