REP-56105: Engine rwEng-<n> died with error, Reports Server Will Not Start If Stack Size Set Above 8M

(Doc ID 414173.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
"Checked for relevance on 13-JUL-2016"

Sun Solaris SPARC (64-bit)Sun Solaris x86-64 (64-bit)


When starting a Reports Server with jvmOptions for the Reports engine set to "-Xss9m" or more, the Reports Server does not start.

The following error is shown in the rwserver.trc file

[2007/1/31 1:25:47:223] Exception 56105 (): Engine rwEng-0 died with error:
oracle.reports.RWException: IDL:oracle/reports/RWException:1.0
at oracle.reports.utility.Utility.newRWException(
at oracle.reports.server.EngineManager.manage(


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