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From Bill Davidson <>
Subject Re: Fun with the JVM crashing.
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2009 20:01:58 GMT
Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
> Only if that shows up repeatedly.

It does.

>> I'm thinking that the JVM shouldn't be getting SIGSEGV's.
> You're right about that.  However, it could also be an OS or
 > hardware problem.  You might want to run some serious memory
 > tests on the box, just to eliminate the latter.  Does this
 > particular system use ECC memory, or just plain old
 > parity-checking DIMMs?

Not sure.  However, it has happened on three different boxes,
always with the same CompileTask mentioned.

> You can also try either moving up to the recently released
 > JDK 6u12, or dropping back to 6u7.  Lots of changes went in
 > at 6u10, and something might still be broken in there.  The
 > C2 compiler is an extremely complex beast.

I'll try that.  BTW, it also happened with 6u10.  I'm wondering
if -Xint might help.

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