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JVM Crashes in GCTaskThread in 64-bit Mode When -XX:+UseCompressedOops Is Set (Doc ID 1488222.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java Platform, Standard Edition - Version 6 to 7 [Release 6 to 7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The issue has been observed in both Java 6 and 7 in various updates.


 An application crashes leaving a hs_err<pid>.log. Usually there isn't a complete stack trace.

# A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
# EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) at pc=0x000000006dbdb734, pid=4760, tid=1468
# JRE version: 6.0_33-b03
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (20.8-b03 mixed mode windows-amd64 compressed oops)
# Problematic frame:
# V [jvm.dll+0x3db734]
# If you would like to submit a bug report, please visit:
Current thread (0x0000000000615000): GCTaskThread [stack: 0x0000000000000000,0x0000000000000000] [id=1468]



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