IV28207: JAVA -VERSION CRASH

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: All attempts to run Java (such as java -version)
    cause a segmentation exception in /usr/lib/libc.a
    .
    Stack Trace: noname.strlen() at 0x90000000001b600
    
    utsTraceHeaderInfo() at 0x9000000019457d0
    
    populateTraceHeaderInfo() at 0x900000000a81cd4
    
    trcengine.J9VMDllMain() at 0x900000000a803b4
    
    runJ9VMDllMain() at 0x9000000008b9bbc
    
    pool.pool_do() at 0x9000000008a09c8
    
    runInitializationStage() at 0x9000000008b98b0
    
    protectedInitializeJavaVM() at 0x9000000008b4588
    
    j9sig_protect() at 0x90000000096bb9c
    
    initializeJavaVM() at 0x9000000008b387c
    
    jniinv.JNI_CreateJavaVM() at 0x9000000008bca94
    
    jvm.JNI_CreateJavaVM() at 0x9000000008624d0
    
    redirector.JNI_CreateJavaVM() at 0x90000000084b974
    
    InitializeJVM(pvm = (nil), penv = (nil), ifn = (nil)), line 1626
    in
    "java.c"
    
    IsArch64Bit(??), line 767 in "java.c"
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The problem is caused when Java is started on a machine which
    has a large number of IP addresses, especially IPv6 addresses.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR3
    6.0.1 SR4
    6.0.0 SR12
    .
    The JVM has been updated to correctly handle the large number of
    IP addresses.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV28207

  • Reported component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Reported component ID

    620700127

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-20

  • Closed date

    2012-09-24

  • Last modified date

    2012-09-24

  • 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

  • R260 PSY

       UP

  • R600 PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Runtimes for Java Technology
Virtual Machine

Software version:

260

Reference #:

IV28207

Modified date:

2012-09-24

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