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IV50292: JAVA VM ON 64-BIT WINDOWS DOES NOT GENERATE SYSTEM DUMP ON CRASH

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: On 64-bit Windows, if the Java VM crashes, in
    some cases it does not create a system dump. Instead, the
    program terminates with a standard Windows dialog containing the
    message
    "Java(TM) Platform SE binary has stopped working"
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The Java VM signal processing on 64-bit Windows gives priority
    to the operating system signal handling over the VM's internal
    handlers.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    6.0.1 SR7
    7.0.0 SR6
    .
    The VM signal processing is changed to give priority to the VM's
    internal handlers.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV50292

  • 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

    2013-10-02

  • Closed date

    2013-10-02

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-02

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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 #: IV50292

Modified date: 02 October 2013