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Subject Re: [OT] Tomcat dies suddenly
Date Wed, 24 Feb 2010 17:19:01 GMT
On 24/02/2010 15:15, Christopher Schultz wrote:
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> Chuck,
> On 2/24/2010 10:00 AM, Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>>> From: Carl []
>>> Subject: RE: Tomcat dies suddenly
>>> the core files on my systems were in several directories
>> I wonder if the above is a clue to what's going on.  I've always seen
>> core files written to the current directory of the dying process,
>> never scattered around arbitrarily.  Tomcat's current directory
>> should be $CATALINA_HOME/bin;

I usually see dumps in $CATALINA_HOME/logs, which is where I am 
habitually if I'm starting up from a script.


> Mine never is, but I run using, which doesn't execute a 'cd'
> anywhere. Maybe this happens when running as a Windows service or
> something, but I don't see this behavior when running on *NIX.
>> if one of the webapps is changing the
>> current directory, could that be contributing to the failure by
>> confusing other code or the JVM?  (Or is this just another of the
>> many red herrings?)
> I suppose that's possible. Carl, are the core files all from the same
> run? If so, something is very very wrong. Otherwise, maybe the reason
> why you couldn't find any traces of your crash was that your CWD was
> changing from what you expected it to be to some random subdirectory.
> <shrug>
> - -chris
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