SQL Developer crashes after startup with Fatal Exception log generated
Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017
Applies to:Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0 and later
After a particular PC system was recovered due to video/monitor issues, SQL Developer consistently crashes and generates a hs_err_pidXXXX.log. No Oracle Client is installed.
"Problematic Frame" in hs_err_pidXXXX.log:
# A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
# EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) at pc=0x00000000695703ee, pid=6904, tid=6172
# JRE version: Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (7.0_71-b14) (build 1.7.0_71-b14)
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (24.71-b01 mixed mode windows-amd64 compressed oops)
# Problematic frame:
# C [atio6axx.dll+0xac03ee]
# Failed to write core dump. Minidumps are not enabled by default on client versions of Windows
# If you would like to submit a bug report, please visit:
# The crash happened outside the Java Virtual Machine in native code.
# See problematic frame for where to report the bug.
Note the DLL file referenced in the Problematic Frame line is "atio6axx.dll." This is a non-Oracle DLL.
Monitor/video card replacement on the system and load of drivers required for the new device(s).
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