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IV71387: ON 64BIT ZOS PLATFORM CUSTOM LAUNCHER INITIALIZED JVM TERMINATES WITH ABEND OC4

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: SIGSEGV/GPF is received when the JVM attempts to
    read an object from the Java Heap
    .
    Stack Trace:
    .
    

Local fix

  • Make sure that the thread which created the JVM gets terminated
    after all the Java threads terminated
    

Problem summary

  • The problem is caused when the Java Heap backend storage is
    freed up when the thread which created the JVM terminates before
    other Java threads terminated
    

Problem conclusion

  • The JVM has been updated to retain the Java Heap backend storage
    till the termination of the JVM by allocating the storage at the
    JVM address space scope/context.
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       7    SR9       (7.0.9.0)
       8    SR1       (8.0.1.0)
       6 R1 SR8 FP4   (6.1.8.4)
       7 R1 SR3       (7.1.3.0)
    .
    Contact your IBM Product's Service Team for these Service
    Refreshes and Fix Packs.
    For those running stand-alone, information about the Service
    Refreshes and Fix Packs can be found at:
               https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV71387

  • Reported component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Reported component ID

    620700127

  • Reported release

    270

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-03-23

  • Closed date

    2015-03-27

  • Last modified date

    2015-03-27

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

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

    IV71388

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Fixed component ID

    620700127

Applicable component levels

  • R260 PSY

       UP

  • R270 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Virtual Machine

Software version: 270

Reference #: IV71387

Modified date: 27 March 2015