IBM Support

IV37442: MALFORMED PARAMETER IN -XLP CAUSED ASSERTION AND HANG

Subscribe to this APAR

By subscribing, you receive periodic emails alerting you to the status of the APAR, along with a link to the fix after it becomes available. You can track this item individually or track all items by product.

Notify me when this APAR changes.

Notify me when an APAR for this component changes.

APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: ** ASSERTION FAILED ** j9mm.107 at
    ./mmparse.cpp:556 Assert_MM_true_internal(((0 == previousOption)
    <HAT>00<HAT>00 (previousOption != optionsString)))
    ** ASSERTION FAILED ** j9mm.107 at ./mmparse.cpp:556
    Assert_MM_true_internal(((0 == previousOption) <HAT>00<HAT>00
    (previousOption != optionsString)))
    ** ASSERTION FAILED ** j9mm.107 at ./mmparse.cpp:556
    Assert_MM_true_internal(((0 == previousOption) <HAT>00<HAT>00
    (previousOption != optionsString)))
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    Wrong -Xlp:objectheap:size= has been entered (suppose to be
    -Xlp:objectheap:pagesize=)
    

Local fix

  • This issue occur only for malformed -Xlp options
    

Problem summary

  • Malformed -Xlp:objectheap: or -Xlp:codecache: option causes
    triggering of assertion (multiple times) and VM hang
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR4
    6.0.1 SR5
    .
    Parsing of -Xlp:objectheap: and -Xlp:codecache: options has been
    corrected
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV37442

  • 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

    2013-03-01

  • Closed date

    2013-03-01

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-01

  • 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



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Virtual Machine

Software version: 260

Reference #: IV37442

Modified date: 01 March 2013