Bug 90568 - any java applet causes browser to crash since up2date
Summary: any java applet causes browser to crash since up2date
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc   
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Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-05-09 18:26 UTC by guy fulton
Modified: 2016-11-24 15:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-02 05:45:52 UTC
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Description guy fulton 2003-05-09 18:26:47 UTC
Description of problem:java applet causes mozilla to crash 
after up2date kernel 2.4.20-9.i686 and glibc-2.3.2-27.9.i686 several programs
would not work, wine, Realplayer, StarOffice, Sun Java, etc., that worked before
the update. Replacing glibc.*.i686 with glibc.*.i386, All the programs started
working again, except java.    

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):initial release
RedHat 9.0

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.update to kernel-2.4.20-9*i686 glibc-2.3.2-27.9*i686 
2.download and install SunJava 1.4.1
3.logon a website that uses java-applet
Actual results:browser crashes, mozilla and Netscape 7.02

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Andre 2003-06-25 21:17:25 UTC
I can confirm that with glibc-2.3.2-27.9 (i686) and kernel-2.4.20-18.9 (athlon)
RealPlayer-8.0-1 no longer functions (I just upgraded to RedHat 9 with all the
lastest updates).  It seems to be hanging in a futex call:

 open("/u/andre/.RealNetworks_RealShared_00", O_RDONLY) = 3
 flock(3, LOCK_EX)                       = 0
 stat64("/u/andre/.RealNetworks_RealShared_00", {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644,
st_size=105, ...}) = 0
 futex(0x817a0f0, FUTEX_WAIT, -127, NULL <unfinished ...>

Is there a workaround for this?  Thanks - andre

Comment 2 Andre 2003-06-25 22:05:14 UTC
Ooops.  I should RTFM.  Using LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1 seems to work.

Comment 3 Ulrich Drepper 2003-10-02 05:45:52 UTC
Repeat after bugzilla reload:

This is the expected behavior.  Old JREs don't work with NPTL.  Only Sun's 1.4.2
JRE works so far, more to come in the future.  No bug.

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