Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 139241
Java segfaults with SMP kernel
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:12:04 EST
Description of problem:
Running any of j2re1.4.2-06(SUN), j2re1.4.2-03(Blackdown),
jre-1.5(SUN) results in segfault (1.4.2 immediate, 1.5 while running a
I'm not able to run it within gdb.
Starting program: /opt/j2re1.4.2/bin/java
(no debugging symbols found)...[Thread debugging using libthread_db
[New Thread 1119936 (LWP 5701)]
(no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...(no
debugging symbols found)...Cannot find user-level thread for LWP 5701:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
With UP kernel it runs fine.
There are no kernel messages.
System is a P4 with HT.
You are better off reporting this to the JRE vendors (for Sun go to
http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/index.jsp ) since they have the source and can
see where this is crashing and can determine whether it is actually a bug in the
It's ok with kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.698_FC3.
Could the 4G/4G split have been the cause?