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IV39510: THREAD.GETSTACKTRACE() METHOD FAILS WITH SIGNAL SIGSEGV.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: Java process terminates with signal SIGSEGV/GPF
    while executing Thread.getStackTrace() method.
    .
    Stack Trace: walkMethodFrame
    walkStackFrames
    getStackTraceForThread
    java_lang_Thread_getStackTraceImpl
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • A Thread may continue running while another thread is getting
    its stack trace, resulting in a crash.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    6.0.0 SR14
    6.0.1 SR6
    7.0.0 SR5
    .
    The JVM has been updated to properly suspend threads during
    stack trace creation.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV39510

  • Reported component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Reported component ID

    620700127

  • Reported release

    600

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-04-09

  • Closed date

    2013-04-17

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-17

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Fixed component ID

    620700127

Applicable component levels

  • R600 PSY

       UP

  • R260 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 April 2013