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IV43236: GDB REPORTS CORE FILES GENERATED BY THE IBM JVM ARE TRUNCATED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: An error message similar to:
    BFD: Warning: core.dmp is truncated: expected core file size >=
    743342080, found: 210800640.
    is seen when opening a core file from the IBM JVM with GDB on
    Linux.
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

  • The core file can be used as normal.
    

Problem summary

  • The problem was caused by the JVM was incorrectly writing the
    header information in the core file causing it to appear the
    core file was smaller than it should be. No data was missing.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR5
    6.0.1 SR6
    6.0.0 SR14
    .
    The JVM has been updated to write the header information
    correctly.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV43236

  • 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

    2013-05-28

  • Closed date

    2013-05-28

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-28

  • 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



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Virtual Machine

Software version: 260

Reference #: IV43236

Modified date: 28 May 2013