JVMController will not Start After Linux Kernel OS Updates

(Doc ID 2280962.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version and later
Red Hat Advanced Server


After installing Linux latest OS kernel updates, JVMController will not start and core dump is generated.

Staring JVMController from command line shows the following behavior.

[oracle@formsrep12c jvm]$ $ORACLE_HOME/bin/dejvm -start jvmcontroller=example
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JVM Controller version :
Error: Unable to open the PID file.
# A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
# SIGBUS (0x7) at pc=0x00007f2d70ef1b91, pid=7509, tid=139833614210944
# JRE version: (8.0_51-b16) (build )
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (25.51-b03 mixed mode linux-amd64 compressed oops)
# Problematic frame:
# j java.lang.Object.<clinit>()V+0
# Core dump written. Default location: /refresh/oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home/user_projects/domains/base_domain/config/fmwconfig/components/FORMS/instances/forms1/tools/jvm/core or core.7509
# An error report file with more information is saved as:
# /refresh/oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home/user_projects/domains/base_domain/config/fmwconfig/components/FORMS/instances/forms1/tools/jvm/hs_err_pid7509.log
# If you would like to submit a bug report, please visit:
# http://bugreport.java.com/bugreport/crash.jsp
Aborted (core dumped)


Java Stack trace shows the following details.


Stack: [0x00007ffdd9537000,0x00007ffdd9637000], sp=0x00007ffdd9622970, free space=942k
Native frames: (J=compiled Java code, j=interpreted, Vv=VM code, C=native code)
j java.lang.Object.<clinit>()V+0
v ~StubRoutines::call_stub
V [libjvm.so+0x681a26] JavaCalls::call_helper(JavaValue*, methodHandle*, JavaCallArguments*, Thread*)+0x1056
V [libjvm.so+0x634fd7] InstanceKlass::call_class_initializer_impl(instanceKlassHandle, Thread*)+0xd7
V [libjvm.so+0x636c2c] InstanceKlass::initialize_impl(instanceKlassHandle, Thread*)+0x1ac
V [libjvm.so+0x636fe1] InstanceKlass::initialize(Thread*)+0x41
V [libjvm.so+0x636e5d] InstanceKlass::initialize_impl(instanceKlassHandle, Thread*)+0x3dd
V [libjvm.so+0x636fe1] InstanceKlass::initialize(Thread*)+0x41
V [libjvm.so+0xa5a564] Threads::create_vm(JavaVMInitArgs*, bool*)+0x414
V [libjvm.so+0x6c3244] JNI_CreateJavaVM+0x74
C [libutj.so.0+0x748a] utjlz_StartLibrary+0x61e
C [libutj.so.0+0x6e4a] utjlst+0x52
C [dejvm+0x1a9c5]
C [dejvm+0x197be]
C [libc.so.6+0x21af5] __libc_start_main+0xf5


*** Oracle Linux kernel not affected by this issue. 



 Installing latest Linux OS updates.


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