Bug 615195 - Agent crash with 32 bit j9 JDK on 64 bit AIX
Summary: Agent crash with 32 bit j9 JDK on 64 bit AIX
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Product: RHQ Project
Classification: Other
Component: Agent   
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Version: 3.0.1
Hardware: ppc Other
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Assignee: RHQ Project Maintainer
QA Contact: Mike Foley
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Reported: 2010-07-16 06:31 UTC by James Livingston
Modified: 2018-11-14 12:28 UTC (History)
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32 bit j9 JDK on 64 bit AIX
Last Closed: 2014-06-04 19:52:32 UTC
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Description James Livingston 2010-07-16 06:31:53 UTC
A while back a bug got reported against upstream SIGAR[0] where JON agent would crash if they were run in a 32 bit j9 JDK on 64 bit AIX, and it was eventually closed "unable to reproduce". A customer has reported this occurring.

I've tried to reproduce this on a 64 AIX machine in the Metamatrix lab, but haven't managed to do so, or by running the SIGAR tests.

It may be a good idea to have the agent warn if it detects it is running in a 32 bit JVM on 64 bit AIX, and tell the user to run in a 64 bit JVM instead.

[0] http://jira.hyperic.com/browse/SIGAR-143

Comment 2 Larry O'Leary 2011-05-20 20:53:09 UTC
Looks like this issue has come up again. If a 64-bit JVM is required, we should make sure this is documented. Updated version to reflect RHQ 3.0.1.

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